Diobol of Kingdom of Macedonia with horse, struck under Alexander I (?)
Late Archaic Period
Before 480 B.C. (?)
Mint: Macedonia (Kingdom)
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0621.
Diameter: 13 mm. Weight: 1.09 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
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.
Reverse: Quadripartite incuse square.
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
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund