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Tetradrachm of Macedonia with Macedonian shield

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Obverse: On Macedonian shield, head of Artemis to right with bow and quiver at shoulder. Reverse: Club in oak wreath. Thunderbolt at left. Above: monogram. Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; December 19, 1984: gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III in the name of Cornelius Adrian Comstock Vermeule to MFA

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III in the Name of Cornelius Adrian Comstock Vermeule

Greek, Hellenistic Period, about 167–149 B.C.

Mint

Amphipolis, Macedonia

Dimensions

Diameter: 32.5 mm. Weight: 16.70 gm. Die Axis: 9

Accession Number

1984.822

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins