Coin of Philadelphia with Macedonian shield

Greek
Hellenistic Period
Before 133 B.C.


Mint: Lydia, Philadelphia

Dimensions

Diameter: 17 mm. Weight: 5.20 gm.

Accession Number

65.794

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Macedonian shield, with star (?) in center.
Reverse: Olive-wreath, within which thunderbolt and inscription in Greek.
Above: monogram.

Provenance

By date unknown: in the collection of an English clergyman (now MFA 65.636-65.870); about 1963: collection purchased at auction in London by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; collection purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 9,1965

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour