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Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Macedonia with head of Demetrios Poliorketes

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Obverse: Like 00.172, though not from same die, and in better condition. Reverse: Like 00.172, but not from same die. (Head of Poseidon smaller.) N.B. 00.172 is deaccessioned.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1900: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Greek, Hellenistic Period, 289–288 B.C.

Mint

Amphipolis, Macedonia (Kingdom)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0709.

Dimensions

Diameter: 30 mm. Weight: 17.20 gm.

Accession Number

00.173

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins