Stater of Kingdom of Macedonia with head of Apollo, struck under Philip II

Greek
Late Classical Period
359–336 B.C.


Mint: Macedonia (Kingdom), Pella or Amphipolis

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0643.

Dimensions

Diameter: 17 mm. Weight: 8.59 gm.

Accession Number

00.165

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Apollo, laureate, to right.
Short hair in fine, curly locks.
Reverse: Biga, galloping to right.
Between the horses’ legs a thunderbolt.
Below, inscription in Greek.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund