Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Macedonia with head of Demetrios Poliorketes
Mint: Macedonia (Kingdom), Amphipolis
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0711.
Diameter: 30 mm. Weight: 16.30 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Demetrios Poliorketes to right, with bull’s horn visible in front of his diadem.
Border of dots.
Reverse: Poseidon, fillet in hair, stands to left, resting right foot on rock, right arm on thigh and left hand on beaded trident.
Monograms in field at left and right.
Greek inscription at right and left..
Struck under Demetrios Poliorketes (306-283 B.C.).
By 1935: Anonymous Private Collection; Anonymous Gift to MFA, April 4, 1935
Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)