Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Macedonia with head of Zeus, struck in the name of Philip II
Late Classical Period
about 336/5–329/8 B.C.
Mint: Macedonia (Kingdom), Pella
Diameter: 26.5 mm. Weight: 14.46 gm. Die Axis: 1
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Laureate head of Zeus right.
Reverse: Horseman to right, holding palm branch.
Below horse: spearhead.
Inscription in Greek.
Struck under Philip II, ca. 336/5-329/8 B.C.
Date unknown: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Place, Philadelphia, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin 40-41, no. 24); by about 1966: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, May 13, 1981
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III in the Name of Cornelius Adrian Comstock Vermeule