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. 0639.

Dimensions

Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 8.60 gm.

Accession Number

11.1781

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Apollo, laureate, right. Wreath has berries.
Reverse: Biga racing right, driven by youthful charioteer in long chiton with goad in right hand and reins in left.
Grain of corn below horses.
Inscription in Greek in exergue.

Struck under Philip II, 359-336 B.C.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; October 16, 1911: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren,for $ 17,291.36 (this figure is the total price for MFA 11.1756-11.1808)

Credit Line

Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund