Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Macedonia with horse and rider, struck under Alexander I

Greek
Early Classical Period
480–454 B.C.


Mint: Macedonia (Kingdom), Aigai

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0625.

Dimensions

Diameter: 28 mm. Weight: 13.33 gm.

Accession Number

00.162

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Horseman riding to right, wearing petasos and chlamys, and carrying two spears.
Dotted exergual line, and border of dots.
Reverse: Incuse square, enclosing a linear square, within which is a goat’s head to right, and behind this a small, inverted caduceus.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1900: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund