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Stater of Kingdom of Macedonia with head of Herakles, struck under Amyntas III

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Obverse: Head of bearded Herakles to right in lion's skin. Reverse: In incuse square a horse standing to right; inscription in Greek. Coin plated. (see media screen for Greek inscription)

Provenance

By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren Not listed as Greenwell by Regling.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 389–383 B.C.

Mint

Macedonia (Kingdom)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0636.

Dimensions

Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 9.21 gm.

Accession Number

04.713

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins