Diobol of Kingdom of Macedonia with horse, struck under Alexander I (?)

Greek
Late Archaic Period
Before 480 B.C. (?)


Mint: Macedonia (Kingdom)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0621.

Dimensions

Diameter: 13 mm. Weight: 1.09 gm.

Accession Number

04.711

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Horse walking to right, left foreleg raised and fastened with a cord attached to a ring hung on a knob in front.
Above, a double spiral.
Greek letter below.
Beaded border.
Reverse: Quadripartite incuse square.

Provenance

Cat. Sotheby, Late Collector, 1900, no. 197 (according to Regling and Brett); by date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren (Regling, Die Griechischen Münzen der Sammlung Warren, no. 621); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund