Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Macedonia with head of Zeus, struck under Philip II
Late Classical Period
Mint: Macedonia (Kingdom), Pella
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0652.
Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 14.17 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Zeus laureate to right.
Reverse: Nude boy on a horse which walks to right on line; in his right hand he holds a palm branch and in his left hand the reins.
Inscription in Greek above at left and right.
Eight-rayed star below.
Struck in the Kingdom of Macedonia, under Philip III (359-336 B.C.)
By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by E. P. Warren; September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Regling does not list this as Greenwell.
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund