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

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Obverse: Head of Alexander the Great, diademed right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Alexander on horse prancing right; beneath, star. Inscription in Greek. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

Source Unknown; accessioned by MFA 1917

Credit Line

Source unidentified

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, 3rd century A.D.

Mint

Macedonia

Dimensions

Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 4.89 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

17.3383

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins