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Tetrobol of Kingdom of Macedonia with head of maenad, struck under Philip V and Perseus (semi-autonomous)

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Obverse: Head of a maenad with two bunches of grapes in hair, earrings and bead necklace. Reverse:Stern of boat, above which, [inscription], in field right and below, [inscriptions]. (see media screen for inscriptions)


By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, September, 1904 Not listed as Greenwell by Regling.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Hellenistic Period, 185–168 B.C.


Amphipolis, Macedonia (Kingdom)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0727.


Diameter: 15 mm. Weight: 2.38 gm.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins