Coin of Kingdom of Macedonia with male head, struck in the name of Alexander the Great

Greek
Early Hellenistic Period
316–297 B.C.


Mint: Macedonia (Kingdom), Miletos (Caria)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0692.

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 4.15 gm.

Accession Number

88.79

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Male head right bound with taenia.
Border of dots.
Reverse: Horseman galloping right
Inscriptions in Greek above and below.
To left double-axe monogram; thunderbolt ?

Provenance

By 1888: with van Lennep, Smyrna; purchased by MFA from van Lennep, January 5, 1888, for $75.00 (this figure is the total price for 88.12-88.262)

Credit Line

Benjamin Pierce Cheney Donation