Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Macedonia with Macedonian shield, struck under Antigonos II

Greek
Hellenistic Period
277–239 B.C.


Mint: Macedonia (Kingdom), Amphipolis or Pella

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 054.

Dimensions

Diameter: 31 mm. Weight: 17.10 gm. Die Axis: 5

Accession Number

58.332

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Macedonian shield; in center, draped bust of Pan to left; at shoulder, throwing stick.
Reverse: Athena Promachos advancing to left on ground line, with thunderbolt in raised right hand, shield in left. In field at lower left, Macedonian helmet; lower right, monogram.
Inscription at left and right.

Provenance

By 1958: Anonymous private collection; anonymous gift to MFA in memory of Prof. David M. Robinson, March 13, 1958

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Prof. David M. Robinson