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Coin of Kingdom of Macedonia with male head, struck in the name of Alexander the Great

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Obverse: Male head right bound with taenia. Border of dots. Reverse: Horseman galloping right [inscription]. To left double-axe monogram; thunderbolt ?

Provenance

By 1888: with van Lennep, Smyrna; purchased by MFA from van Lennep, January 5, 1888, for $75.00 (this figure is the total price for 88.12-88.262)

Credit Line

Benjamin Pierce Cheney Donation

Greek, Early Hellenistic Period, 316–297 B.C.

Mint

Miletos (Caria), Macedonia (Kingdom)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0692.

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 4.15 gm.

Accession Number

88.79

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins