Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Macedonia with head of Perseus
Mint: Macedonia (Kingdom), Pella
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0721.
Diameter: 33 mm. Weight: 16.89 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Perseus bearded to right, a fillet with loose ends in his hair.
Reverse: Eagle on thunderbolt within an oak wreath.
Monograms above, below, and at right.
Inscription in Greek above and below eagle’s wings.
Below wreath, a plow.
By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, September, 1904
Not listed as Greenwell by Regling.
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund