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Stater of Macedonia with head of youth, struck under Archelaos I

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Obverse: Youth's head to right, bound with a fillet. Reverse: Bridled horse walking to right, left foreleg raised, rein trailing along the ground. Inscription in Greek. All within square incuse.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1901: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 22,142.63 (this figure is the total price for MFA 01.5425-01.5657)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 413–399 B.C.

Mint

Macedonia (Kingdom)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0635.

Dimensions

Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 10.53 gm.

Accession Number

01.5440

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins