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Tetradrachm of Maroneia with prancing horse, struck under Deonys

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Obverse: Horse prancing to left. Above, [inscription] and a kantharos. Reverse: In incuse square, in which is a grape vine with five bunches of grapes. [inscription] (see media screen for inscriptions)


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. 493); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 450–410 B.C.


Maroneia, Thrace

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0809.


Diameter: 26 mm. Weight: 14.16 gm.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins