Drachm of Kingdom of Macedonia with head of Demetrios Poliorketes
Early Hellenistic Period
Mint: Macedonia (Kingdom), Ephesos (Ionia)
Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 051.
Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 4.08 gm. Die Axis: 12
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Diademed head of Demetrios Poliorketes to right
Reverse: Poseidon stands (strides) to left, cloak over his left arm, trident in raised right hand. In field at right, ivy leaf, pointed up.
Inscriptions in Greek at right, downwards, and below. At left, monogram.
By 1962: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; September 19, 1962: purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., for $ 45- (total price for 62.639–62.655 = $ 2300-)
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour