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Tetradrachm of Maroneia with prancing horse, struck under Metrophon

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Obverse: Horse prancing to left; above, four-spoked wheel. Reverse: In incuse square, [inscription] beginning at left, around square, in which is a vine with four bunches of grapes. (see media screen for inscription)

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

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 450–410 B.C.

Mint

Maroneia, Thrace

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0810.

Dimensions

Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 13.94 gm.

Accession Number

04.625

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins