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Stater of Soloi with Amazonian archer

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Obverse: Amazon kneeling left on left knee, legs far apart, sighting bow held in outstretched left and right hands; pointed cap; long hair hanging down over shoulders; upper body nude, seen partly from back; in short chiton; quiver on left hip; Corinthian helmet to left, behind; border of...

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Provenance

By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren (Regling, Die Griechischen Münzen der Sammlung Warren, no. 1260); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Late Archaic or Early Classical Period, 500–475 B.C.

Mint

Soloi, Cilicia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2123.

Dimensions

Diameter: 24 mm. Weight: 10.61 gm.

Accession Number

04.1143

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins