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Diobol of Kingdom of Macedonia with horse, struck under Alexander I (?)

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Obverse: Horse walking to right; above, a double scroll; in front [inscription]; underneath; beaded border. Reverse: Quadripartite incuse square. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

Cat. Sotheby, Late Collector, 1900, no. 197 (according to Regling and Brett); by date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren (Regling, Die Griechischen Münzen der Sammlung Warren, no. 621); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Late Archaic Period, Before 480 B.C. (?)

Mint

Macedonia (Kingdom)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0621.

Dimensions

Diameter: 13 mm. Weight: 1.09 gm.

Accession Number

04.711

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins