Tetradrachm of Macedonia with Macedonian shield, struck under P. Iuventius Thalna

Greek
Hellenistic Period
149 B.C.


Mint: Macedonia, Amphipolis

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0733.

Dimensions

Diameter: 30 mm. Weight: 16.57 gm. Die Axis: 3

Accession Number

97.416

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Artemis in a Maedonian shield, profile to right, wearing a crescent-shaped diadem, and with quiver at shoulder.
Reverse: Club.
Above, a hand holding an olive-branch, and LEG (atus).
Below, inscription in Greek and monogram.
The whole in an oak-wreath.

Provenance

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)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund