Obverse: Draped, cuirassed bust of Philip II to right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Hephaistos seated right with hammer and tongs making round shield on anvil at right. Inscription in Greek around and in exergue. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)
By date unknown: with Frank Sternberg, Schanzengasse 10, CH-8001 Zurich, Switzerland (Sternberg auction 21, November 14-15, 1988, Hotel Bellerive au Lac, Zurich, lot 483); purchased at Sternberg auction on behalf of MFA by Spink & Son Ltd., 5, 6 & 7 King Street, St. James's, London, SW1Y6QS; January 25, 1989: purchased by MFA from Spink & Son Ltd.
Department of Classical Art Curator's Fund