Coin of Kingdom of Macedonia with head of Zeus, struck under Philip V and Perseus (semi-autonomous)

Greek
Hellenistic Period
about 185–168 B.C.


Mint: Macedonia (Kingdom), Pella (?)

Dimensions

Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 10.69 gm. Die Axis: 10

Accession Number

65.829

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate head of Zeus right.
Reverse: Thunderbolt.
Monogram and inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By date unknown: in the collection of an English clergyman (now MFA 65.636-65.870); about 1963: collection purchased at auction in London by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; collection purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 9,1965

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour