Hemidrachm of Kingdom of Macedonia with head of youth, struck under Philip II

Greek
Late Classical Period
359–336 B.C.


Mint: Macedonia (Kingdom), Pella

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0656.

Dimensions

Diameter: 13 mm. Weight: 1.68 gm.

Accession Number

01.5441

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Apollo to right bound with a fillet.
Reverse: Within a linear circle Greek inscription above youth riding a horse to left, with right hand raised, and left holding a palm-branch. Monogram below.
Plain exergual line.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1901: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 22,142.63 (this figure is the total price for MFA 01.5425-01.5657)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund