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Coin of Kingdom of Macedonia with head of Athena, struck under Antigonos II

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Obverse: Head of Athena right. Reverse: Pan erecting trophy to right. At left, Macedonian helmet. At right, uncertain symbol. Monogram below. Inscription in Greek. (see media screen for monogram and Greek letters)

Provenance

By date unknown: in the collection of an English clergyman (now MFA 65.636-65.870); about 1963: collection purchased at auction in London by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; collection purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 9,1965

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Hellenistic Period, 277–239 B.C.

Mint

Amphipolis or Pella, Macedonia (Kingdom)

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 5.60 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

65.701

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins