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. 0644.

Dimensions

Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 8.60 gm.

Accession Number

95.115

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Apollo, laureate, to right.
Reverse: Biga driven to right by charioteer extending a whip in his right hand.
Underneath horses the head of a trident.
Inscription in Greek in the exergue.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1895: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 29,857.37 (this figure is the total price for MFA 95.9-95.174)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund