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Coin of Kingdom of Macedonia with head of Zeus, struck under Philip V

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Obverse: Head of Zeus to right, wearing oak wreath. Reverse: Horseman to right. Greek letters below

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, 220–179 B.C.

Mint

Amphipolis or Pella, Macedonia (Kingdom)

Dimensions

Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 6.84 gm. Die Axis: 11

Accession Number

65.706

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins