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Stater of Kingdom of Macedonia with head of Apollo, struck under Philip II

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Obverse: Head of Apollo, laureate, to right. Short hair in fine, curly 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)

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

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

Mint

Pella or Amphipolis, Macedonia (Kingdom)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0643.

Dimensions

Diameter: 17 mm. Weight: 8.59 gm.

Accession Number

00.165

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins