Stater of Kingdom of Macedonia with head of Athena, struck in the name of Alexander III

Greek
Early Hellenistic Period
about 320–305 B.C.


Mint: Macedonia (Kingdom), Babylon (Babylonia)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0660.

Dimensions

Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 8.57 gm.

Accession Number

08.345

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Helmeted head of Athena, facing to right.
Reverse: Nike standing and facing to left, holding a wreath in her right hand and a naval standard in her left.
Inscriptions in Greek at left and right field and in field below at her right.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; June 1908: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 4,884.00 (this figure is the total price for MFA 08.329-08.359)

Credit Line

Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund