Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Paionia with head of Patraos
Late Classical or Early Hellenistic Period
Mint: Paionia (Kingdom)
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0738.
Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 12.90 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Apollo, laureate, to right.
Border of dots.
Reverse: Horseman, galloing to right, spearing prostrate Persian foe, who defends himself with a lance and a round shield with Macedonian decoration (central boss and border of crescents with dots).
Beneath the horse, three small dots.
Brandmark on croup of horse?
Inscription in Greek above horseman..
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1900: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Catharine Page Perkins Fund