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

Greek
Late Classical Period
359–336 B.C.


Mint: Macedonia (Kingdom), Pella

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0653.

Dimensions

Diameter: 27 mm. Weight: 14.50 gm.

Accession Number

04.720

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 on a horse which prances to right on line; in his right hand he holds a palm branch, in left hand the reins.
Eight rayed star below.
Above, inscription in Greek.

Provenance

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

Regling did not list as Greenwell.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund