Coin of Kingdom of Macedonia with filleted head, struck under Philip II

Greek
Late Classical Period
359–336 B.C.


Mint: Macedonia (Kingdom), Pella or Amphipolis

Dimensions

Diameter: 19.5 mm. Weight: 7.15 gm. Die Axis: 8

Accession Number

65.697

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Filleted head right.
Reverse: Horseman to right. Beneath horse, bucranium.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By date unknown: in the collection of an English clergyman (now MFA 65.636-65.870); about 1963: collection purchased at auction in London by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; collection purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 9,1965

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour