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Coin of Kingdom of Macedonia with prow, struck under Demetrios Poliorketes

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Obverse: Prow of ship left. Inscriptions in Greek above and below. Reverse: Demetrius on horseback to right, holding spear. Below: monogram.


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

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Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Early Hellenistic Period, 306–283 B.C.


Uncertain, Macedonia (Kingdom)


Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 7.14 gm. Die Axis: 11

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The Ancient World


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