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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. Reverse: Biga of horses galloping right with youthful charioteer in long chiton, goad in right hand, reins in left. Kantharos below horses. Inscription in Greek in exergue. Struck under Philip II, 359-336 B.C. (see media screen for inscription)

Provenance

By 1919: George A. Kittredge Collection; bequest of George A. Kittredge to MFA, March 20, 1919

Credit Line

Bequest of George A. Kittredge

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

Mint

Pella or Amphipolis, Macedonia (Kingdom)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0638.

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 8.59 gm.

Accession Number

19.77

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins