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ID number:  BIRBI-G0014
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Collector:  Haughton, H. L.
Maker:  Philip Andriscus
Denomination:  Tetradrachm
Place made:  Macedonia
Culture:  Greek
Date made:  149 BC-148 BC
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  2.95
Weight (g):  16.91
Axis (degrees):  45.00
Provenance:  Bt 27.ii.1991 from Numismatica Ars Classica, Zürich, lot 112, through P.D. Whitting Fund (PDWF no. 5); ex Haughton Collection 109, bt Sotheby 1958.

Description:  Obverse: Macedonian shield, with helmeted male head l. in centre, helmet terminating in forepart of griffin. Reverse: club r. within wreath.

Inscriptions:  Reverse: ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ / ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟΥ (King Philip)

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Philip Andriscus

Haughton, H. L.
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