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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 six-branched solar symbol in center within two plain circles. Around, six double crescents with central pellet separated by groups of three pellets. Reverse: Stern of ship to right, on which inscription in Greek. Above, club horizontally. (see media...

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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.


Pella, Macedonia (Kingdom)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0729.


Diameter: 16 mm. Weight: 2.78 gm.

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The Ancient World


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