MACEDON (ROMAN PROTECTORATE), Republican period. First Meris. Circa 167-149 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 31 mm, 16.83 g, 12 h), Amphipolis. Diademed and draped bust of Artemis to right, bow and quiver over her shoulder; all at the center of a Macedonian shield ornamented with stars within crescents. Rev. MAKEΔONΩN / ΠΡΩTHΣ Club to right; above, monogram; below, two monograms; around, oak wreath with ties to left; to left of the ties, thunderbolt. AMNG III/1, 176. BMC 7. HGC 3.1, 1103. Beautifully toned. Minor marks, otherwise, very fine.
From a European collection, formed before 2005.