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

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Obverse: Head of Pan, profile to left, in the center of a Macedonian shield. He has goat's horns, a goatskin around his neck, and a throwing stick at his shoulder. Around: seven eight-pointed stars in double crescents. Reverse: Athena Alkidemos walking to left on tiptoe. She holds a...

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Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1897: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 25,000.00 (this figure is the total price for MFA 97.285-97.442 and 97.1104)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Greek, Hellenistic Period, about 270–255 B.C.

Mint

Amphipolis, Macedonia (Kingdom)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0712.

Dimensions

Diameter: 30 mm. Weight: 16.85 gm.

Accession Number

97.386

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins