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Trihemiobol (?) of Dardanos with horse and rider

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Obverse: Nude rider with hair in knot, on horse walking to left; his right hand is on horse's mane, his left hand on his hip. Reverse: In shallow incuse square two cocks stand facing each other on beaded line. At left above [inscription]; at right [inscription]. (see media screen for...

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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. 1045); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Early Classical Period, 465–450 B.C.

Mint

Dardanos, Troas

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1628.

Dimensions

Diameter: 13 mm. Weight: 1.06 gm.

Accession Number

04.974

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins