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

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Obverse: Laureate head of Zeus to right. Reverse: Philip on horseback to left, right hand raised. Bow under horse's right leg. Inscription in Greek.


By 1981: with Numismatic Fine Arts, Inc., 342 North Rodeo Drive, Beverly Hills, California 90212 (auction 10, Beverly Wilshire Hotel, Beverly Hills, September 17-18, lot 105); purchased at Numismatic Fine Arts, Inc. auction 10 by MFA; accessioned October 14, 1981

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Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Late Classical Period, about 355–349/8 B.C.


Amphipolis, Macedonia (Kingdom)


Diameter: 23.5 mm. Weight: 14.39 gm. Die Axis: 11

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The Ancient World


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