Tetrobol of Kingdom of Macedonia with Macedonian shield, 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. 0726.

Dimensions

Diameter: 16 mm. Weight: 2.76 gm.

Accession Number

00.178

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Macedonian shield with a club in the center.
Reverse: Macedonian helmet with cheek-pieces, to left. In field aplustre.
Inscription around.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1900: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund