Coin of Kingdom of Macedonia with head of Zeus, struck under Philip V

Greek
Hellenistic Period
220–179 B.C.


Mint: Macedonia (Kingdom), Amphipolis or Pella

Dimensions

Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 6.84 gm. Die Axis: 11

Accession Number

65.706

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Zeus to right, wearing oak wreath.
Reverse: Horseman to right.
Greek letters above and below

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