Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Macedonia with head of Poseidon, struck under Antigonos II
Mint: Macedonia (Kingdom), Amphipolis or Pella
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0715.
Diameter: 33 mm. Weight: 16.97 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Poseidon to right, wearing wreath of sea plant on his flowing locks.
Reverse: Nude Apollo holding bow in right hand and seated to left on prow of ship. On ram of the prow, a trident head.
Monogram below and Greek inscription on body of ship.
Struck under Antigonos II Gonatas (277-239 B.C.).
By 1935: Anonymous Private Collection; Anonymous Gift to MFA, April 4, 1935
Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)