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Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Macedonia with head of Demetrios Poliorketes

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Obverse: Head of Demetrios Poliorketes to right, with bull's horn visible in front of his diadem. Reverse: Poseidon, fillet in hair, stands to left, resting right foot on rock, right arm on thigh and left hand on beaded trident. Monograms at left and right. Greek inscription at left and right....

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By 1935: Anonymous Private Collection; Anonymous Gift to MFA, April 4, 1935

Credit Line

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

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


Amphipolis, Macedonia (Kingdom)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0711.


Diameter: 30 mm. Weight: 16.30 gm.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins