Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Macedonia with head of Demetrios Poliorketes
Mint: Macedonia (Kingdom), Amphipolis
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0706.
Diameter: 31 mm. Weight: 17.13 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Demetrios, profile to right, horned, and wearing a fillet with flying ends, surrounded with dots.
Reverse: Poseidon seated on a rock to left, holding an aplustre in his right hand and his trident in his left.
At left and right monograms and inscription in Greek, the whole surrounded by dots.
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)
Catharine Page Perkins Fund