Stater of Kingdom of Macedonia with head of Athena, struck in the name of Alexander III
Early Hellenistic Period
After 317 B.C.
Mint: Macedonia (Kingdom), Babylon (Babylonia)
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0661.
Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 8.55 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Athena, profile to right, wearing necklace, earring, and crested Corinthian helmet, ornamented with a serpent. Hair loose.
Reverse: Nike standing to left, holding a laurel wreath in right, and a trophy-stand in left.
Inscription in Greek at left and right. Monograms in field at left within wreath, and at right.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1897: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 25,000.00 (this figure is the total price for MFA 97.285-97.442 and 97.1104)
Catharine Page Perkins Fund