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Stater of Soloi with kneeling Amazonian archer

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Obverse: Amazon kneeling left on left knee, 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; dotted ground line. Quiver is full of arrows, and also contains...

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Provenance

By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, September, 1904 Not listed as Greenwell by Regling.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Classical Period, about 425–400 B.C.

Mint

Soloi, Cilicia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2124.

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 10.62 gm.

Accession Number

04.1144

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins