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Tetradrachm of Macedonia with Macedonian shield

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Obverse: Within a dotted circle in the center of a Boiotian shield, head of Artemis to right, wearing a stephane, and with bow and quiver at shoulder. [inscription] Reverse: Oak-wreath enclosing a club, the above inscription and three monograms. Outside the wreath a thunderbolt. [Greek...

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By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1900: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Greek, Hellenistic Period, 158–149 B.C.


Amphipolis, Macedonia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0732.


Diameter: 31 mm. Weight: 16.80 gm. Die Axis: 12

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins