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Tetrobol of Kingdom of Macedonia with prancing horse, struck under Perdikkas II

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Obverse: Unbridled horse prancing to right. Plain exergual line and border. Reverse: Incuse square, within which a double linear square containing a crested helmet to right and [Greek inscription].

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1901: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 22,142.63 (this figure is the total price for MFA 01.5425-01.5657)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 454–413 B.C.

Mint

Macedonia (Kingdom)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0631.

Dimensions

Diameter: 14 mm. Weight: 1.89 gm.

Accession Number

01.5439

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins