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

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Obverse: Macedonian shield with a club in the center. Reverse: Macedonian helmet with cheek-pieces, to left. In field aplustre. [Greek inscription]. (see media screen for Greek inscription)

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

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

Mint

Amphipolis, Macedonia (Kingdom)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0726.

Dimensions

Diameter: 16 mm. Weight: 2.76 gm.

Accession Number

00.178

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins