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Trihemiobol of Skepsis with forepart of horse

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Obverse: Forepart of horse jumping to right. Beaded border. Around, [inscription]. Reverse: In incuse square, fir tree on mound. Square beaded border. (see media screen for inscription)

Provenance

By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, September, 1904 Regling did not list this as Greenwell.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Early Classical Period, 480–450 B.C.

Mint

Skepsis, Troas

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1635.

Dimensions

Diameter: 14 mm. Weight: 0.84 gm.

Accession Number

04.978

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins