Tetrobol of Kingdom of Macedonia with prancing horse, struck under Perdikkas II

Greek
Classical Period
454–413 B.C.


Mint: Macedonia (Kingdom)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0631.

Dimensions

Diameter: 14 mm. Weight: 1.89 gm.

Accession Number

01.5439

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Unbridled horse prancing to right.
Plain exergual line and border.
Reverse: Incuse square, within which a double linear square containing a crested helmet to right with Greek inscription around it..

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1901: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 22,142.63 (this figure is the total price for MFA 01.5425-01.5657)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund