Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Macedonia with head of Perseus

Greek
Hellenistic Period
178–174 B.C.


Mint: Macedonia (Kingdom), Pella

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0720.

Dimensions

Diameter: 32 mm. Weight: 17.21 gm.

Accession Number

03.1317

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Perseus to right, a fillet with loose ends in his hair.
Reverse: Eagle to right on thunderbolt within an oak wreath.
Below wreath, a plow.
[Inscriptions] at left and right of eagle.
Monograms above, below. and at right of eagle.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Samuel D. Warren and Edward Waldo Forbes