Stater of Kingdom of Macedonia with head of Apollo, struck under Philip II
Late Classical Period
Mint: Macedonia (Kingdom), Pella or Amphipolis
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0639.
Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 8.60 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Apollo, laureate, right. Wreath has berries.
Reverse: Biga racing right, driven by youthful charioteer in long chiton with goad in right hand and reins in left.
Grain of corn below horses.
Inscription in Greek in exergue.
Struck under Philip II, 359-336 B.C.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; October 16, 1911: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren,for $ 17,291.36 (this figure is the total price for MFA 11.1756-11.1808)
Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund