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Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Macedonia with head of Zeus, struck under Philip II

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Obverse: head of Zeus laureate to right. Beaded border. Reverse: Nude boy riding a horse which walks to right on line; in his right hand he holds a palm branch, in left hand. the reins. [inscription] beginning at left. Horizontal thunderbolt below; in exergue, [inscription] Plain border. (see...

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Provenance

Greenwell Collection. September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren Regling does not list this as Greenwell.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Late Classical Period, 356–336 B.C.

Mint

Pella, Macedonia (Kingdom)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0650.

Dimensions

Diameter: 26 mm. Weight: 14.46 gm.

Accession Number

04.718

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins