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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; in center, club with Greek inscription above and below. Reverse: Helmet with cheek pieces. Around it, three monograms and a thunderbolt. (see media screen for inscriptions)

Provenance

By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by E. P. Warren; purchased by MFA from E. P. 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. 0724.

Dimensions

Diameter: 16 mm. Weight: 2.61 gm.

Accession Number

04.745

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins