Tetrobol 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. 0624.

Dimensions

Diameter: 15 mm. Weight: 2.19 gm.

Accession Number

00.161

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.
Border of dots.
Reverse: In incuse square, head and right forepaw of a lion to right, with open mouth and protruding tongue.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund