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Stater of Kingdom of Macedonia with head of Athena, struck in the name of Alexander III

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Obverse: Helmeted head of Athena, facing to right. Reverse: Nike standing and facing to left; with inscription.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; June 1908: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 4,884.00 (this figure is the total price for MFA 08.329-08.359)

Credit Line

Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund

Greek, Early Hellenistic Period, about 320–305 B.C.

Mint

Babylon (Babylonia), Macedonia (Kingdom)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0660.

Dimensions

Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 8.57 gm.

Accession Number

08.345

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins