Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Macedonia with head of Perseus
Mint: Macedonia (Kingdom), Pella
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0722.
Diameter: 32 mm. Weight: 16.85 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Perseus to right wearing diadem with fringed ends.
Reverse: Within oak wreath, eagle with open wings stands to right on thunderbolt.
Above and between eagle’s legs: monograms. At right: two Greek letters.
Greek inscription in field.
Note that part of the Greek inscription in the field is missing in the record.
By 1935: Anonymous Private Collection; Anonymous Gift to MFA, April 4, 1935
Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)