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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 driven to right by charioteer extending a whip in his right hand. Underneath horses head of a trident. The inscription is in the exergue. (see media screen for the inscription)

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1895: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 29,857.37 (this figure is the total price for MFA 95.9-95.174)

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. 0644.

Dimensions

Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 8.60 gm.

Accession Number

95.115

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins