Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Macedonia with head of Demetrios Poliorketes
about 290 B.C.
Mint: Macedonia (Kingdom), Uncertain
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0707.
Diameter: 27 mm. Weight: 17.15 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Demetrios to right with diadem and bull’s horn.
Reverse: Poseidon seated to left on a rock, with aplustre in right hand, and left supported on trident. Himation about loins.
In field, right, a helmet with cheek pieces pendent.
Inscription in Greek at right and left.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1900: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Catharine Page Perkins Fund