Tetradrachm of Macedonia with Macedonian shield

Greek
Hellenistic Period
about 167–149 B.C.


Mint: Macedonia, Amphipolis

Dimensions

Diameter: 32.5 mm. Weight: 16.70 gm. Die Axis: 9

Accession Number

1984.822

Medium or Technique

Silver

On View

Michael C. Ruettgers Gallery for Ancient Coins (Gallery 212C)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: On Macedonian shield, head of Artemis to right with bow and quiver at shoulder.
Reverse: Club in oak wreath. Thunderbolt at left.
Above: monogram.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; December 19, 1984: gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III in the name of Cornelius Adrian Comstock Vermeule to MFA

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III in the Name of Cornelius Adrian Comstock Vermeule