Stater of Kingdom of Macedonia with head of Herakles, struck under Amyntas III

Greek
Classical Period
389–383 B.C.


Mint: Macedonia (Kingdom)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0636.

Dimensions

Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 9.21 gm.

Accession Number

04.713

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of bearded Herakles to right in lion’s skin.
Reverse: In incuse square a horse standing to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Coin plated.

Provenance

By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Not listed as Greenwell by Regling.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund