Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Macedonia with head of Demetrios Poliorketes

Greek
Hellenistic Period
289–288 B.C.


Mint: Macedonia (Kingdom), Amphipolis

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0709.

Dimensions

Diameter: 30 mm. Weight: 17.20 gm.

Accession Number

00.173

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Like 00.172, though not from same die, and in better condition.
Reverse: Like 00.172, but not from same die. (Head of Poseidon smaller.)
N.B. 00.172 is deaccessioned.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1900: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund