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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, solar symbol with six branches within two plain circles; around, six double crescents with central pellet separated by groups of three pellets. Reverse: Stern of boat, on which there is an inscription in Greek. Above boat, a club. Struck at the mint of...

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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

Pella, Macedonia (Kingdom)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0728.

Dimensions

Diameter: 16 mm. Weight: 2.90 gm.

Accession Number

04.746

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins