MACEDONIA (Under Roman Rule)
This Silver Tetradrachm (30mm, 16.7g), was minted sometime from 167- 149 BC. Issued for use in Macedonia which occupied a large section of northern Greece.
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. Attractive design!
Each coin in this listing has been graded Choice Extra Fine by NGC. Well preserved examples for being more than 2100 years old!