Stater of Kingdom of Macedonia with head of Athena, struck in the name of Alexander III
Early Hellenistic Period
After 317 B.C.
Mint: Macedonia (Kingdom), Babylon (Babylonia)
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0662.
Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 8.59 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Athena right, wearing earring, necklace and Corinthian helmet decorated with a lion-griffin.
Reverse: Nike standing left, holding a small wreath upwards in her right hand, naval standard in her left.
Monogram within larger wreath near her feet.
Inscriptions at right and left and in field below Nike’s right hand.
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)
Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund