Ancient Coinage of Macedonia, Kings, Perseus


Perseus, King of Macedonia 179-168 BC

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AMNG III-2, 8Perseus, King of Macedonia. AE19. 179-168 BC. Pella or Amphipolis mint. 4.63 g. Head of Perseus right in winged helmet, harpa before head. / B-A across upper fields, eagle standing front on thunderbolt, head right, wings spread. EΡ monogram in left field, ΓH and HΡ monograms below. AMNG 3-II, 8.TextImage
Gatzolis 839Perseus, King of Macedonia. AE18. 179-168 BC. Pella or Amphipolis mint. 6.4 g. Head of Perseus right in winged helmet, harpa before head./ B-A across fields, eagle standing front on thunderbolt, head right, wings spread. EΠ monogram in left field. ΠE below. Gatzolis (2010) 839.TextImage
Mamroth 1Kingdom of Macedonia, Perseus AR Tetradrachm. Pella or Amphipolis mint, Zoilos, mintmaster, struck circa 179-178 BC. Diademed head right; ZΩIΛOY below / BAΣI-ΛEΩΣ ΠEΡ-ΣEΩΣ, eagle standing right, wings spread, on thunderbolt; two control marks (monograms) to right; all within oak wreath, star below. AMNG III 1. TextImage
Mamroth 1cfKingdom of Macedonia, Perseus AR Didrachm. Pella or Amphipolis mint; Zoilos, mintmaster, struck circa 179-178 BC. Diademed head right; ZΩIΛOY below / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΠEΡΣEΩΣ, harpa; control marks (monograms) above & below; all within oak wreath, star to left. TextImage
Mamroth 4Kingdom of Macedonia, Perseus AR Tetradrachm. Attic standard. Pella or Amphipolis mint; Zoilos, mintmaster, struck circa 174-173 BC. Diademed head right / BAΣI-ΛEΩΣ ΠEΡ-ΣEΩΣ, eagle standing right, wings spread, on thunderbolt; mintmaster's monogram above, control marks to right (ME monogram) & between legs (EY monogram); all within oak wreath, plough below. TextImage
Mamroth 5Perseus, king of Macedonia, AR tetradrachm. 179-168 BC. 16.96g. Diademed head of Perseus right. / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΠEΡΣEΩΣ, eagle standing right on thunderbolt, wings spread, ΩZ monogram above, Eo monogram to right, YE monogram between eagle’s legs, all within an oak-wreath, plough below. Mamroth 5; McClean 3674; Boston 721; Lambros 298.TextImage
Mamroth 8Kingdom of Macedonia, Perseus AR Tetradrachm. Attic standard. Pella or Amphipolis mint; Zoilos, mintmaster, struck circa 174-173 BC. Diademed head right / BAΣI-ΛEΩΣ ΠEΡ-ΣEΩΣ, eagle standing right, wings spread, on thunderbolt; mintmaster's monogram above, control marks to right (MI) & between legs (F); all within oak wreath, [plough below]. TextImage
Mamroth 14vKingdom of Macedonia, Perseus AR Didrachm. Attic standard, Pella or Amphipolis mint; Zoilos, mintmaster, struck circa 178-174 BC. Diademed head right / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΠEΡΣEΩΣ, harpa; mintmaster's monogram above, control marks to right (ΔI monogram) & left (X) below; all within oak wreath, star to left. TextImage
Mamroth 15Macedonian Kingdom, Perseus AR Attic Tetradrachm. Diademed head of Perseus right / BAΣI-ΛEΩΣ ΠEΡ-ΣEΩΣ, eagle standing right on thunderbolt; monogram above, monogram to right, AN between legs; all within laurel wreath, plough below wreath. McClean 3675, Jameson 1013. TextImage
Mamroth 18bPerseus. 178-168 BC. AR Tetradrachm. Diademed head of Perseus right / Eagle standing right on thunderbolt; monograms above & right, F between legs; all within laurel wreath. TextImage
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Mamroth 19bKingdom of Macedonia, Perseus AR Tetradrachm. Struck circa 173-171 BC. Diademed head of Perseus right / Eagle standing right on thunderbolt; ΘE monogram above, AY monogram to right, AN monogram between legs; all within laurel wreath, plough below wreath. TextImage
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Mamroth 19byKingdom of Macedonia, Perseus AR Drachm. Pella or Amphipolis mint; AY-, mintmaster, struck circa 171-168 BC. Diademed head right / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΠEΡΣEΩΣ, harpa; AY monogram at lower left, ΘΣ monogram above, AN monogram at lower right; all within oak wreath, star to left. TextImage
Mamroth 20bPerseus, King of Macedonia. AR tetradrachm. 171-168 BC, Amphipolis. Diademed head of king right / BAΣI-ΛEWΣ ΠEΡ-ΣEWΣ, eagle standing right on thunderbolt, wings spread, NK above, AY monogram to right, ΛW monogram between legs, all within oak wreath, plough in exergue. Mamroth 20b in ZfN 38 (1928); Mionnet Supp. III 687.TextImage
Mamroth 21bKingdom of Macedonia, Perseus AR Tetradrachm. Pella or Amphipolis mint; AY-, mintmaster, struck circa 171-168 BC. Diademed head right / BAΣI-ΛEΩΣ ΠEΡ-ΣEΩΣ, eagle standing right, wings spread, on thunderbolt; mintmaster's monogram to right, control marks above (KE(?) monogram), Φ between legs, all within oak wreath, plough below. AMNG 3. TextImage
Mamroth 22Perseus, Macedonian Kingdom. AR Tetradrachm, 15.49 g, 179-168 BC. Pella or Amphipolis mint, struck ca. 171-168 BC. Magistrate Ka…. Diademed head of Perseus right. / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΠEΡΣEΩΣ, eagle with wings spread standing right on thunderbolt, KA monogram above. AY monogram in right field, ΛΩ monogram between legs, all within oak wreath with plough in exergue. Mamroth 22; cf. SNG Alpha Bank 1133; Sear 6804.TextImage
Mamroth 23Perseus, Macedonian Kingdom. AR Tetradrachm, 31 mm, 15.28 g, 179-168 BC. Pella or Amphipolis mint, struck ca. 171-168 BC. Diademed head of Perseus right. / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΠEΡΣEΩΣ, eagle with wings spread standing right on thunderbolt, XA monogram in right field, ΔI monogram between legs, all within oak wreath with plough in exergue. Mamroth 23.TextImage
Mamroth 24Perseus, King of Macedonia, AR tetradrachm. 33 mm. 170-168 BC. 15.41 g. Diademed head of Perseus right. / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΠEΡΣEΩΣ, eagle standing right on thunderbolt, wings spread. ΛT monogram in right field, all within wreath, plough below. Mamroth 24; Dewing 1213.TextImage
Mionnet Supp. III 695Perseus, King of Macedonia. AE19. 179-168 BC. Pella or Amphipolis mint. 5.02 g. Head of Perseus right in winged helmet, harpa before head. / B-A across upper fields, eagle standing front on thunderbolt, head right, wings spread. EΡ monogram in left field, harpa below. Mionnet Supp 3, 695; Braunschweig 749.TextImage
Mionnet Supp. III, 700Perseus, King of Macedonia. AE18. 179-168 BC. Pella or Amphipolis mint. 5.42 g. Head of Perseus right in winged helmet, harpa before head. / B-A across upper fields, eagle standing front on thunderbolt, head right, wings spread. EΡ monogram in left field. ΔI and ΓH monograms below. Mionnet Supp 3, 700.TextImage
Mionnet 937Perseus, Macedonian King, 178-168 BC. AE24 mm, 8.37 g. Head of Perseus right in winged helmet, harpa behind / B-A, Eagle standing on plough, head right, wings spread. EΡ monogram and palm branch in left field, HΡ in right field. A between the eagle's legs. Mionnet I, 937.TextImage
Mionnet 939Perseus, Macedonian Kings, 178-168 BC. AE 23mm. Helmeted head of the hero Perseus right / B-A, eagle standing left on harpa, head right; Nike standing left holding wreath and palm in left field, EP to right. Mionnet I, 939; AMNG 3-II, 7; Hunterian 7. TextImage
Mionnet 940Perseus, Macedonian King, 178-168 BC. AE20 mm, 3.83 gr. Head of Perseus right in winged helmet, harpa before / B-A, Eagle standing on thunderbolt, head right, wings spread. EΡ monogram in left field, HΣ below. Mionnet I, 940; Paulopoulos 302 in "Dion" 2008; Portolos 1268 (Alpha Bank); SNG Munich 1203-1204.TextImage
Mionnet 942Perseus, King of Macedonia, AE Unit, 4.31 g, 18.93 mm. Macedonia. 179-168 BC. Head of Perseus right, with winged cap terminating in a bird's head, harpa in front / B-A, above to left and right, eagle standing front on thunderbolt, with wings spread, head right, EΡ monogram in left field, ΔI monogram and H below. Mionnet I, 942; cf Sear 6907.TextImage
Mionnet 943Perseus, King of Macedonia. AE19. 179-168 BC. Pella or Amphipolis mint. 4.87 g. Head of Perseus right in winged helmet, harpa before head. / B-A across upper fields, eagle standing front on thunderbolt, head right, wings spread. EΡ monogram in left field. HΡ and ΓH monograms below. Mionnet I, 943.TextImage
Mionnet 949Perseus, AE18, (5.66g). Head of Herakles right, wearing lionskin headdress / B-A above horseman right, placing wreath on horse's head; o on I monogram and Δ below. Mionnet I, 949.TextImage
Moushmov 7381Perseus, Kingdom of Macedonia, AE20. 178-168 BC. Head of Perseus right, with winged cap terminating in a bird's head, harpa in front / B-A, eagle standing front on thunderbolt, with wings spread, head right, EΡ monogram in left field, HA below. Hunterian 12. TextImage
Portolos 1270Perseus, King of Macedonia. AE19. 179-168 BC. Pella or Amphipolis mint. 7.96 g. Head of Perseus right in winged helmet, harpa before head. / B-A across upper fields, eagle standing front on thunderbolt, head right, wings spread. EΡ monogram in left field, ΩZ monogram in right field, ΔI monogram below. Portolos 1270 (Alpha Bank).TextImage
SNG Alpha Bank 1146Perseus, King of Macedonia. 179-168 BC. AE Double Unit Struck 171-168 BC. Helmeted head of the hero Perseus right; harpa over shoulder / B-A across upper fields, eagle standing left on plough, head right. EΡ monogram in left field. SNG Alpha Bank 1146; SNG Munich 1219-1220.TextImage
SNG Cop 1270vMacedonian Kingdom, Perseus AR Didrachm. Diademed head right / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΠEΡΣEΩΣ, harpa within wreath, one monogram above, two monograms below; star to left. Cf. Mamroth 10 (tetradrachm with same monograms). TextImage
SNG Cop 1276Macedonian Kingdom, Perseus AE19. 179-168 BC. Head of the hero Perseus right, wearing winged helmet with griffin's head, harpa to right / Eagle with open wings, on thunderbolt; EP to left, A and ΓH monogram below. TextImage
SNG Cop 1276 varMacedonian Kingdom, Perseus AE20. 179-168 BC. Head of the hero Perseus right, wearing winged helmet with griffin's head, harpa to right / B-A, Eagle with open wings, on thunderbolt; EP to left, star and DI monogram below. SNGCop 1276 var (lower field marks). TextImage
SNG Cop 1278Perseus, king of Macedonia. 179-168 BC, AE. 5,15g, Pella mint. Head of the hero Perseus right, wearing winged helmet with griffin's head, harpa before / Eagle standing facing on thunderbolt, wings spread, head right. EP to left; ΓH monogram and S below. SNG Cop 1278, McClean 3642-3643var (field marks).TextImage
SNG Cop 1279Perseus, King of Macedonia, 179-168 BC. AE 20mm; 5.0g. Head of the hero Perseus right, wearing winged helmet with griffin's head, harpa to right / B-A across upper fields, eagle standing facing on thunderbolt, head right. EP monogram to right, ΔI and ΓH monograms below. SNG Copenhagen 1279.TextImage
SNG Cop 1279 varMacedonia, Kings of. Perseus. 179-168 BC. AE 18mm (4.83 gm). Head of the hero Perseus right, wearing winged helmet with griffin's head, harpa to right / Eagle, with wings spread, standing facing on thunderbolt; ΔI monogram in exergue (SNG 1279 var (single monogram). TextImage
SNG Cop 1292Perseus, king of Macedonia, AR Tetrobol. Head of Maenad right, wearing vine wreath / MAKEΔONΩN, afterpart of ship or galley. TextImage
SNG Cop 1293Perseus, king of Macedonia, AR Tetrobol. Head of Maenad right, wearing vine wreath / MAKEΔONΩN, afterpart of ship or galley; P to right. TextImage
SNG Cop 1294Macedonia Autonomous Issue Under Philip V & Perseus. c185-168 B.C. AE 24 mm. Head of Poseidon, diademed, right, trident behind / Club within wreath. TextImage
SNG Cop 1295Perseus, king of Macedonia 185 -168 BC. AE 16mm. Head of Herakles clad in lion's skin headdress / MAKEΔONΩN, Horse prancing right; ΠΡ monogram to right; ΩΣ monogram below. TextImage
SNGCop 1295cfPerseus, King Of Macedonia. 179-168 BC. AE 17 mm. Head of Herakles right, clad in lion's skin head-dress / Horse trotting right. TextImage
SNG Cop 1296Macedonian Kingdom AE22. 178-168 BC. Head of Poseidon right / club & legend within oak wreath. TextImage
SNG Cop 1303Macedonian Kingdom, Philip V and Perseus, 187 - 168 BC. AE 22, 7.821g. Laureate head of Apollo right / MAKE-ΔONΩN above and beneath tripod, ΛI monogram to left. SNG Cop 1303.TextImage
SNG Cop 1307Perseus, King of Macedonia. 187-168 BC. AE21. Uncertain Macedonian mint. Laureate head of Zeus right / MAKEΔONΩN above and beneath winged thunderbolt; TB monogram and star below. Touratsoglou, Macedonia 14; SNG Copenhagen 1307.TextImage
SNG Keckman 793ffMacedonian Kingdom. Perseus. 171 BC. AR drachm. Macedonian War issue, struck in Thessaly for Cretan mercenaries, Aristokrates magistrate. Head of Helios facing slightly right / AΡIΣTOKΡATEΣ above rose. SNG Keckman 793ff. TextImage
SNG Munich 1208Perseus, King of Macedonia. AE18. 179-168 BC. Pella or Amphipolis mint. 7.56 g. Head of Perseus right in winged helmet, harpa before head. / B-A across upper fields, eagle standing front on thunderbolt, head right, wings spread. EΡ monogram in left field. Σ and ΓH monogram below. SNG Munich 1208. SNG Cop. 1278 corr. ("H").TextImage
SNG Munich 1209Perseus, King of Macedonia. AE20. 179-168 BC. Pella or Amphipolis mint. 5.54 g. Head of Perseus right in winged helmet, harpa before head. / B-A across upper fields, eagle standing front on thunderbolt, head right, wings spread. EΡ monogram in left field, ΓH monogram in right field, Σ below. SNG Munich 1209; Portolos 1265-1266.TextImage
SNG Munich 1221Kingdom of Macedonia, Perseus AE Double Unit. Uncertain Macedonian mint. Helmeted head of Perseus right, harpa over shoulder / B-A across upper fields, eagle standing facing on plough, head right. EΡ monogram over palm in left field, ΓH monogram in right field. SNG Alpha Bank 1144 var, SNG München 1221-1222. TextImage
SNG Munich 1224Perseus, Macedonia, 178-168 BC, AE 19 mm, 5.32 g. Head of the hero Perseus right, wearing winged helmet with griffin's head, harpa over shoulder. / B-A above eagle standing facing, head right; Π-E across fields. Star below. SNG Munich 1224-1227; Hunterian 13; SNG Alpha Bank 1141; Portolos 1277 (Alpha Bank). TextImage
Sear 6807Kingdom of Macedonia, Perseus, AE19. 179-168 BC. Head of hero Perseus right, with winged cap, harpa in front / BA above eagle with wings open, head left, standing on thunderbolt, Various monograms and-or symbols in fields and-or below. Type Sear 6807. TextImage

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