Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Macedonia with head of Perseus
Mint: Macedonia (Kingdom), Amphipolis
Diameter: 34.5 mm. Weight: 16.89 gm. Die Axis: 11
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Diademed head of Perseus to right.
Below: inscription in Greek with name of the artist.
Reverse: Within oak wreath, eagle on thunderbolt, wings spread and head to right.
In field either side of eagle: inscription in Greek. Monograms in field at right.
Star below wreath..
By date unknown: Walter Niggeler Collection; by 1965: with Bank Leu & Co. AG, Bahnhofstrasse 32, Zurich and Münzen und Medaillen AG, Malzgasse 25, Basel (auction of Walter Niggeler Collection, part 1, Malzgasse 25, Basel, December 3-4, 1965, lot 246); purchased at Niggeler auction by MFA; accessioned January 12, 1966
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour