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

Greek
Late Classical Period
359–336 B.C.


Mint: Macedonia (Kingdom), Pella

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0651.

Dimensions

Diameter: 24 mm. Weight: 14.45 gm.

Accession Number

35.101

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Zeus right, laureate.
Border of dots.
Reverse: Naked boy-rider to right bearing palm.
Beneath horse, thunderbolt?
Inscription in Greek around and Greek letter in exergue.

Provenance

1935, anonymous gift to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 4, 1935)

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)