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Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Paionia with head of Athena, struck under Audoleon

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Obverse: Head of Athena, almost full-front, to right, wearing three-crested Attic helmet and necklace. Reverse: Greek inscription. Horse walking profile to right with rein hanging. [see media screen for Greek inscription]

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1897: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 25,000.00 (this figure is the total price for MFA 97.285-97.442 and 97.1104)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Greek, Early Hellenistic Period, 315–285 B.C.

Mint

Paionia (Kingdom)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0742.

Dimensions

Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 12.55 gm.

Accession Number

97.439

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins