Drachm of Kingdom of Macedonia with head of Philip V

Greek
Hellenistic Period
183/2–179 B.C.


Mint: Macedonia (Kingdom), Pella

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0719.

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 4.21 gm.

Accession Number

97.426

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Philip, profile to right, wearing a fillet.
Reverse: Within an oak wreath a club horizontally. Above and below the club are a Greek inscription and monograms. A thunderbolt is outside the wreath at the left.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1897: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 25,000.00 (this figure is the total price for MFA 97.285-97.442 and 97.1104)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund