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Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Macedonia with Macedonian shield, struck under Antigonos II

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Obverse: Macedonian shield in center of which head of Pan, with long horns, facing left; pedum at shoulder. Reverse: Athena Alkidemos of archaistic style, walking to left on line, holding shield with Gorgoneion in left hand and hurling thunderbolt with right hand. She wears a long chiton,...

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

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

Greek, Hellenistic Period, 277–258/7 B.C.


Amphipolis or Pella, Macedonia (Kingdom)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0713.


Diameter: 32 mm. Weight: 16.96 gm.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins