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Tetradrachm of Macedonia with Macedonian shield, struck under P. Iuventius Thalna

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Obverse: Head of Artemis in a Maedonian shield, profile to right, wearing a crescent-shaped diadem, and with quiver at shoulder. Reverse: Greek inscription Club. Above, a hand holding an olive-branch, and LEG (atus). Below, [inscription]. The whole in an oak-wreath. [see media screen for...

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Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1897: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 25,000.00 (this figure is the total price for MFA 97.285-97.442 and 97.1104)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Greek, Hellenistic Period, 149 B.C.

Mint

Amphipolis, Macedonia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0733.

Dimensions

Diameter: 30 mm. Weight: 16.57 gm. Die Axis: 3

Accession Number

97.416

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins