Macedon Under Rome Silver Tetradrachm (167-148 BC) NGC CH-VF

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MACEDONIA (Under Roman Rule)
This Silver Tetradrachm (30mm, 16.7g), was minted sometime from 167- 148 BC. Issued for use in Macedonia which occupied a large section of northern Greece. Macedonia became a Roman province after the battle of Pydna in 168 BC in which Roman General Lucius Paullus defeated King Perseus of Macedon.
Obverse: Macedonian shield at center with right facing bust of Artemis, Greek goddess of the hunt shown with a quiver of arrows.
Reverse: Club within oak wreath with legend on either side: MAKEDONON / PROTHS which roughly translates to MACEDONIANS FIRST.

Each coin in this listing has been graded Choice Very Fine by NGC. Well preserved examples for being more than 2100 years old!

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Product Specifications

Product ID: 55714
Year: 167-148
Grade: Choice Very Fine
Denomination: Tetradrachm
Diameter: 32-33 mm
Thickness: 2 mm
Inner Pack: 0
Outer Pack: 0