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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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Provenance

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.

Mint

Amphipolis, Macedonia

Catalogue Raisonné

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

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

00.180

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins