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

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 211–217


Mint: Macedonia

Dimensions

Diameter: 26.5 mm. Weight: 13.02 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

62.224

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Diademed bust of Alexander to right.
Thunderbolt beneath.
Inscription in Greek. .
Reverse: Alexander on horseback to right, spear in right hand, cloak flowing out behind. Star beneath horse.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1962: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin 18, no. 178); March 14, 1962: purchased by MFA from Hesperia Art for $ 78.50 (this is the total price for 62.224–62.248)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour