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Tetradrachm of Macedonia with Macedonian shield

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Obverse: Macedonian shield with draped bust of Artemis Tauropolos to right in the center, all within ornate circular border of seven eight-pointed stars with double crescents separated by groups of three pellets. Reverse: Horizontal club within oak wreath. Monograms above and below. ...

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By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; March 24, 1903: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Francis Bartlett Donation of 1900

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


Amphipolis, Macedonia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0731.


Diameter: 36 mm. Weight: 16.97 gm. Die Axis: 12

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins