Stater of Kingdom of Macedonia with head of Demetrios Poliorketes
Early Hellenistic Period
about 290–289 B.C.
Mint: Macedonia (Kingdom), Amphipolis
Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 053.
Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 8.63 gm. Die Axis: 10
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Diademed head of Demetrios Poliorketes to right, with horn.
Border of dots.
Reverse: Horseman with couched spear and wearing kausia and mantle galloping to right, on short ground line.
In field left and right, monograms. Above and below: inscriptions.
By date unknown: with Hugo Weissmann, 96 Charles Street, Boston, Mass.; December 10, 1953: purchased by MFA from Hugo Weissmann for $ 4,000.00
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour