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Stater of Kingdom of Macedonia with head of Apollo

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Obverse: Head of Apollo, laureate, to right. Short hair, in thick, slightly wavy locks. Reverse: Biga, galloping to right. Between the horses' legs the head of a trident. Below, inscription in Greek. (see media screen for Greek inscription) Reigns of Philip III-Kassander, striking in the...

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Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1900: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Greek, Early Hellenistic Period, about 323–315 B.C.

Mint

Amphipolis, Macedonia (Kingdom)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0637.

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 8.62 gm.

Accession Number

00.164

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins