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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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Provenance

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.

Mint

Babylon (Babylonia), Macedonia (Kingdom)

Catalogue Raisonné

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

Dimensions

Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 8.55 gm.

Accession Number

97.436

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins