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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: Head of Athena right, wearing Corinthian helmet decorated with a lion-griffin. Reverse: Nike standing left, holding out wreath in right hand, naval standard in left. In wreath: monogram. At left and right: Greek inscription. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)


By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; October 16, 1911: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 17,291.36 (this figure is the total price for MFA 11.1756-11.1808)

Credit Line

Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund

Greek, Early Hellenistic Period, After 317 B.C.


Babylon (Babylonia), Macedonia (Kingdom)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0662.


Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 8.59 gm.

Accession Number


Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins