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Tetrobol of Lampsakos with forepart of winged horse

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Obverse: Forepart of horse with curled wings raised, jumping to right. Beaded line at edge of body. Reverse: Irregular quadripartite incuse square.

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. 1001); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Archaic Period, 520–500 B.C.

Mint

Lampsakos, Mysia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1583.

Dimensions

Diameter: 14 mm. Weight: 2.63 gm.

Accession Number

04.942

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins