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Trihemiobol of the Perrhaiboi with horse and rider

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Obverse: Horseman in petasos and chlamys walks to left carrying two spears. Below, an altar. Border of dots. Reverse: Incuse square; [inscription]. Female, in chiton and himation, seated to left in a chair with curving back and legs, her feet on a stool. She holds a crested Corinthian helmet in...

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Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1900: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 465–200 B.C.

Mint

Oloösson (the Perrhaiboi), Thessaly

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0915.

Dimensions

Diameter: 16 mm. Weight: 1.41 gm.

Accession Number

00.209

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins