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ID number:  BIRBI-G0011
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Maker:  Antigonos III; Macedon?
Denomination:  Tetradrachm
Place made:  Macedon
Culture:  Greek
Date made:  229 BC-221 BC
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  3.15
Weight (g):  17.14
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Bt 21.ii.1990 from Numismatica Ars Classica, Zürich (catalogue no. 149) through P. D. Whitting Fund (PDWF no. 1).

Description:  Obverse: Head of Poseidon r., hair bound with marine plant. Reverse: Apollo seated l., holding bow, on prow of a galley. Monogram beneath.

Inscriptions:  Reverse: ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ / ΑΝΤΙΓΟΝΟΥ (King Antigonos)

Bibliography:  SNG Ashmolean 3264; cf. Seaby 6789

2 Related People

Antigonos III

221 BC

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