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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)

Provenance

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.

Mint

Amphipolis, Macedonia (Kingdom)

Catalogue Raisonné

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

Dimensions

Diameter: 15 mm. Weight: 2.38 gm.

Accession Number

04.747

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins