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Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Macedonia with head of Poseidon, struck under Antigonos II

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Obverse: Head of Poseidon to right, with flowing locks bound with a sea-plant. Border of dots. Reverse: Apollo, nude, seated to left upon the prow of a ship, holding a bow in his right hand and with his left hand on the prow, the ram of which is ornamented with a trident-head. Below:...

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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, 258/7–239 B.C.

Mint

Amphipolis or Pella, Macedonia (Kingdom)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0714.

Dimensions

Diameter: 32 mm. Weight: 16.99 gm.

Accession Number

00.176

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins