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Stater of Pherai with head of Hekate, struck under Alexander

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Obverse: Head of Hekate or Artemis, almost full front to right, wearing necklace and earring, hair loose - left, a torch. Reverse: Greek inscription. Warrior, holding spear, on horse galloping to right. Under the horse a double axe, and the same on his flank. [see media screen for Greek...

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Provenance

Cat. Sotheby, Montagu, 1896, no. 312. by date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1897: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 25,000.00 (this figure is the total price for MFA 97.285-97.442 and 97.1104)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Greek, Late Classical Period, 369–357 B.C.

Mint

Pherai, Thessaly

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0927.

Dimensions

Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 11.91 gm.

Accession Number

97.391

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins