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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, profile to right, wearing necklace, earring, and crested Corinthian helmet, ornamented with a serpent. Hair loose. Reverse: Nike standing to left, holding a laurel wreath in right, and a trophy-stand in left. [inscription]. In field, left [inscription] in wreath;...

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By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1897: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 25,000.00 (this figure is the total price for MFA 97.285-97.442 and 97.1104)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

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


Babylon (Babylonia), Macedonia (Kingdom)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0661.


Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 8.55 gm.

Accession Number


Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins