Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Macedonia with head of Zeus, struck under Philip II
Late Classical Period
about 342–336 B.C.
Mint: Macedonia (Kingdom), Pella
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0649.
Diameter: 26 mm. Weight: 14.36 gm.
Medium or Technique
Michael C. Ruettgers Gallery for Ancient Coins (Gallery 212C)
Obverse: Head of Zeus, laureate, profile to right.
Border of dots.
Reverse: Boy riding horse to right, holding a long palm-branch in his right hand.
Horse decorated with a broad fillet.
Under horse’s belly, thunderbolt.
Inscription in Greek above In exergue: H
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1900: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Catharine Page Perkins Fund