Coin of Kingdom of Macedonia with prow, struck under Demetrios Poliorketes

Greek
Early Hellenistic Period
306–283 B.C.


Mint: Macedonia (Kingdom), Uncertain

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 7.14 gm. Die Axis: 11

Accession Number

65.704

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Prow of ship left.
Inscriptions in Greek above and below.
Reverse: Demetrius on horseback to right, holding spear.
Below: monogram.

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