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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, curly hair. Reverse: Biga to right. Under the horses a kantharos. [inscription] (see media screen for inscription)

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; July 12, 1909: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund

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

Mint

Pella or Amphipolis, Macedonia (Kingdom)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0642.

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 8.59 gm.

Accession Number

09.275

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins