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Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Paionia with head of Apollo, struck under Patraos

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Obverse: Head of Apollo, laureate, to right. Reverse: Fully armed warrior on horse to right, spearing fallen foes. At left, kantharos. Inscription in Greek. Struck under Patraos, king of Paeonia.


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 Regling did not list this coin as Greenwell Collection.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Late Classical or Early Hellenistic Period, 335–315 B.C.


Paionia (Kingdom)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0740.


Diameter: 26 mm. Weight: 12.32 gm.

Accession Number


Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins