Stater of Kingdom of Macedonia with head of Apollo

Greek
Early Hellenistic Period
about 323–315 B.C.


Mint: Macedonia (Kingdom), Amphipolis

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0637.

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 8.62 gm.

Accession Number

00.164

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

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.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1900: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund