Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Macedonia with head of Zeus, struck under Philip II

Greek
Late Classical Period
356–336 B.C.


Mint: Macedonia (Kingdom), Pella

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0650.

Dimensions

Diameter: 26 mm. Weight: 14.46 gm.

Accession Number

04.718

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Zeus laureate to right.
Beaded border.
Reverse: Nude boy riding a horse which walks to right on line; in his right hand he holds a palm branch, in left hand the reins.
Inscription in Greek beginning at left. Horizontal thunderbolt below.
In exergue, inscription.
Plain border.

Provenance

Greenwell Collection. September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Regling does not list this as Greenwell.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund