Drachm of Kingdom of Macedonia with head of Poseidon, struck under Antigonos II

Greek
Hellenistic Period
277–239 B.C.


Mint: Macedonia (Kingdom), Amphipolis or Pella

Dimensions

Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 3.93 gm. Die Axis: 11

Accession Number

1986.247

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Poseidon right, wearing wreath.
Reverse: Athena Alkis to left, shield on left arm, spear in raised right hand.
In field left, Macedonian helmet.
Inscriptions in Greek.

Provenance

By 1985: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen A.G., June 25, 1986

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour