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Tetrobol of Kingdom of Macedonia with horse and rider with dog, struck under Perdikkas II

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Obverse: Horseman carrying two spears right. Below, a dog. Reverse: Forepart of a lion to right. Above, a caduceus. All in incuse square.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; October 16, 1911: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, for $ 17,291.36 (this figure is the total price for MFA 11.1756-11.1808)

Credit Line

Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 437/6–432/1 B.C.

Mint

Macedonia (Kingdom)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0632.

Dimensions

Diameter: 15 mm. Weight: 2.40 gm.

Accession Number

11.1780

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins