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Hemidrachm of Kingdom of Macedonia with head of youth, struck under Philip II

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Obverse: Head of Apollo to right bound with a fillet. Reverse: Within a linear circle [Greek inscription]. Youth riding a horse to left, with right hand raised, and left holding a palm-branch. Below [inscription]. Plain exergual line.


By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1901: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 22,142.63 (this figure is the total price for MFA 01.5425-01.5657)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Greek, Late Classical Period, 359–336 B.C.


Pella, Macedonia (Kingdom)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0656.


Diameter: 13 mm. Weight: 1.68 gm.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


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