Drachm of Kingdom of Macedonia with head of Helios, struck under Hermias

Greek
Hellenistic Period
179–168 B.C.


Mint: Thessaly (unknown mint)

Dimensions

Diameter: 17 mm. Weight: 2.51 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

68.547

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Helios, facing, slightly to right.
Reverse: Rose with bud on right side.
Inscriptions in Greek above and below.

Provenance

By 1968: with Kyriakos Sepheriades; purchased by MFA from Kyriakos Sepheriades, September 11, 1968

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour