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Stater of Thracian Chersonesos with youth riding horse

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Obverse: Nude youth on horse walking to right, in right hand, reins, in left hand two spears upwards and to right. Reverse: Quadripartite incuse square, squares alternately raised and sunk.


By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; by 1904: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren Regling does not list as Greenwell.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Late Archaic Period, 510–490 B.C.


Kardia (?), Thracian Chersonesos

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0847.


Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 11.48 gm.

Accession Number


Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins