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Coin of Koinon of Macedonia with bust of deified Alexander the Great

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Obverse: Bust of Alexander the Great as Herakles right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Alexander on horseback right, spear in right hand, riding over fallen barbarian. Inscription in Greek around. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By 1982: with Jeffrey Spier, P.O. Box 1082, Radio City Station, New York, N.Y. 10101; purchased by MFA from Jeffrey Spier, April 14, 1982

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 222–235

Mint

Macedonia

Dimensions

Diameter: 27 mm. Weight: 14.10 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

1982.233

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins