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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, draped bust of Pan to left; at shoulder, throwing stick. Reverse: Athena Promachos advancing to left on ground line, with thunderbolt in raised right hand, shield in left. In field at lower left, Macedonian helmet; lower right, monogram. Inscription in...

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Provenance

By 1958: Anonymous private collection; anonymous gift to MFA in memory of Prof. David M. Robinson, March 13, 1958

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Prof. David M. Robinson

Greek, Hellenistic Period, 277–239 B.C.

Mint

Amphipolis or Pella, Macedonia (Kingdom)

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 054.

Dimensions

Diameter: 31 mm. Weight: 17.10 gm. Die Axis: 5

Accession Number

58.332

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins