Tetrobol of Kingdom of Macedonia with head of maenad, struck under Philip V and Perseus (semi-autonomous)

Greek
Hellenistic Period
185–168 B.C.


Mint: Macedonia (Kingdom), Amphipolis

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0727.

Dimensions

Diameter: 15 mm. Weight: 2.38 gm.

Accession Number

04.747

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of a maenad to right with two bunches of grapes in hair, earrings and bead necklace.
Reverse:Stern of boat, above and below which inscription in Greek.
In field right Greek letter.

Provenance

By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, September, 1904

Not listed as Greenwell by Regling.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund