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. 0724.

Dimensions

Diameter: 16 mm. Weight: 2.61 gm.

Accession Number

04.745

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Macedonian shield.
In center, club with Greek inscription above and below.
Reverse: Helmet with cheek pieces.
Around it, three monograms and a thunderbolt.

Provenance

By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by E. P. Warren; purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, September, 1904

Not listed as Greenwell by Regling.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund