Coin of Koinon of Macedonia with bust of deified Alexander the Great

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 222–235


Mint: Macedonia

Dimensions

Diameter: 27 mm. Weight: 14.10 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

1982.233

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Alexander the Great as Herakles right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Alexander on horseback right, spear in right hand, riding over fallen barbarian.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1982: with Jeffrey Spier, P.O. Box 1082, Radio City Station, New York, N.Y. 10101; purchased by MFA from Jeffrey Spier, April 14, 1982

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour