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

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Obverse: Bust of Alexander-Herakles to right, lionskin over his head and tied beneath his chin. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Alexander stands at left, cloak about his shoulders, holding bridle in both hands and reaching up towards Bucephalus who rears up before him. Greek inscriptions...

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By date unknown: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland (auction 41, June 18-19, 1970, lot 321); purchased at Basel auction on behalf of MFA by Münzen und Medallien A.G.; September 16, 1970: purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen A.G.

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Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 238–244




Diameter: 28.5 mm. Weight: 14.38 gm. Die Axis: 12

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The Ancient World


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