Coin of Macedonia with head of Roma (or Perseus), struck under Gaius Publius
about 148–146 B.C.
Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 9.45 gm. Die Axis: 9
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Roma (or Perseus?) right, wearing winged helmet terminating at the top in griffin’s head.
Reverse: Within wreath of oak leaves: inscription in Greek.
By date unknown: in the collection of an English clergyman (now MFA 65.636-65.870); about 1963: collection purchased at auction in London by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; collection purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 9,1965
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour