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

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Obverse: Horseman to right, wearing flat, broad-brimmed hat and endromides (high boots). Reverse: In incuse square, the forepart of a lion to right. Above, a caduceus to right.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1900: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

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

Mint

Macedonia (Kingdom)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0633.

Dimensions

Diameter: 15 mm. Weight: 2.36 gm.

Accession Number

00.163

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins