Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Macedonia with head of Zeus, struck under Philip II

Greek
Late Classical Period
about 355–349/8 B.C.


Mint: Macedonia (Kingdom), Amphipolis

Dimensions

Diameter: 23.5 mm. Weight: 14.39 gm. Die Axis: 11

Accession Number

1981.359

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate head of Zeus to right.
Reverse: Philip on horseback to left, right hand raised.
Bow under horse’s right leg.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1981: with Numismatic Fine Arts, Inc., 342 North Rodeo Drive, Beverly Hills, California 90212 (auction 10, Beverly Wilshire Hotel, Beverly Hills, September 17-18, lot 105); purchased at Numismatic Fine Arts, Inc. auction 10 by MFA; accessioned October 14, 1981

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour