Stater of Kingdom of Macedonia with head of Apollo
Early Hellenistic Period
about 323–315 B.C.
Mint: Macedonia (Kingdom), Amphipolis
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0637.
Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 8.62 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Apollo, laureate, to right. Short hair, in thick, slightly wavy locks.
Reverse: Biga, galloping to right.
Between the horses’ legs the head of a trident.
Below, inscription in Greek.
Reigns of Philip III-Kassander, striking in the name of Philip II.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1900: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Catharine Page Perkins Fund