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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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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.


Pella, Macedonia (Kingdom)

Catalogue Raisonné

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


Diameter: 16 mm. Weight: 2.90 gm.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins