Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Macedonia with head of Poseidon, struck under Antigonos II
Mint: Macedonia (Kingdom), Amphipolis or Pella
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0714.
Diameter: 32 mm. Weight: 16.99 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Poseidon to right, with flowing locks bound with a sea-plant.
Border of dots.
Reverse: Apollo, nude, seated to left upon the prow of a ship, holding a bow in his right hand and with his left hand on the prow, the ram of which is ornamented with a trident-head.
Below: monogram. On side of the ship: Greek inscription (half is missing in the entry).
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1900: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Catharine Page Perkins Fund