Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Paionia with head of Apollo, struck under Patraos

Greek
Late Classical or Early Hellenistic Period
335–315 B.C.


Mint: Paionia (Kingdom)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0740.

Dimensions

Diameter: 26 mm. Weight: 12.32 gm.

Accession Number

04.650

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Apollo, laureate, to right.
Reverse: Fully armed warrior on horse to right, spearing a fallen Persian foot soldier.
At left, kantharos.
Inscription in Greek.

Struck under Patraos, king of Paeonia.

Provenance

By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Regling did not list this coin as Greenwell Collection.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund