Tetrobol of Kingdom of Macedonia with head of Artemis, struck under Philip II

Greek
Late Classical Period
359–336 B.C.


Mint: Macedonia (Kingdom), Amphipolis

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0657.

Dimensions

Diameter: 15 mm. Weight: 2.45 gm.

Accession Number

04.721

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Artemis slightly to left of full front; earrings and necklace.
Reverse: Nude boy on a horse which prances to right; in his right hand a palm branch.
Below in right field, forepart of a winged horse to right.
Above and at right, inscription in Greek.
Beaded border.
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Provenance

By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren (Regling, Die Griechischen Münzen der Sammlung Warren, no. 640); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund