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Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Macedonia with Macedonian shield, struck under Philip VI Andriskos

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Obverse: Macedonian shield with beardless head to left of Philip Andriskos as Perseus in the center, wearing winged Phrygian cap ending at top in griffin's head. At his shoulder, his harpa or sword. Reverse: Club within oak wreath. In field on either side of club, Greek inscription. Outside...

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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, 149–148 B.C.


Amphipolis, Macedonia (Kingdom)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0734.


Diameter: 31 mm. Weight: 17.50 gm.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins