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Tetrobol of Kingdom of Macedonia with head of Artemis, struck under Philip II

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Obverse: Head of Artemis slightly to left of full front; earrings and necklace. Reverse: Nude boy on a horse which prances to right; in his right hand a palm branch. Below in right field, forepart of a winged horse to right, Beaded border. Above [inscription]. (see media screen for Greek...

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Provenance

By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren (Regling, Die Griechischen Münzen der Sammlung Warren, no. 640); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Late Classical Period, 359–336 B.C.

Mint

Amphipolis, Macedonia (Kingdom)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0657.

Dimensions

Diameter: 15 mm. Weight: 2.45 gm.

Accession Number

04.721

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins