Ancient Coinage of Macedonia, Kings, Perseus


Perseus, King of Macedonia 179-168 BC

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Mamroth_01Kingdom of Macedon, 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_01cfKingdom of Macedon, 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_04Kingdom of Macedon, 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, plow below. TextImage
Mamroth_08Kingdom of Macedon, 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, [plow below]. TextImage
Mamroth_14vKingdom of Macedon, 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, plow 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; monogram above, monogram to right, monogram between legs; all within laurel wreath, plow below wreath. TextImage
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Mamroth_19byKingdom of Macedon, Perseus AR Drachm. Pella or Amphipolis mint; AY-, mintmaster, struck circa 171-168 BC. Diademed head right / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΠEΡΣEΩΣ, harpa; mintmaster's monogram to lower left, control marks above (QS monogram) & below right (AN(?) monogram); 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 Macedon, 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) & between legs (F); all within oak wreath, plow below. AMNG 3. TextImage
Mionnet 937Perseus, Macedonian King, 178-168 BC. AE21 mm, 3.86 gr. Head of Perseus right in winged helmet, harpa behind / B-A, Eagle standing on plough, head right, wings spread. EP monogram and palm branch in left field, HP in right field. Mionnet 937.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. EP monogram in left field, HS below. Mionnet 940.TextImage
Mionnet 942Perseus, King of Macedons, AE Unit, 4.31 gr, 18.93 mm. Macedonia. 179-168 BC. Head of hero Perseus right, with winged cap terminating in a bird's head, harpa in front / BA, above to left and right, eagle with wings spread, head turned, standing on thunderbolt, EP-like monogram to left, DI monogram and H below. Mionnet I, 942; cf Sear 6907.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 D below. Mionnet I, 949.TextImage
Moushmov 7381Kingdom of Macedonia, Perseus AE20. 178-168 BC. Bust of Perseus to right / Eagle. SNG Cop 1275cf. TextImage
SNG Alpha Bank 1143Perseus, 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 & palm before, EP to right. 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 / eagle standing left, head right, on plow; EP to left. SNG Alpha Bank 1146.TextImage
SNGCop 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
SNGCop 1275 corr.Perseus, Macedon, 178-168 BC, bronze of 19 mm, 5.32 grams. Head of the hero Perseus right, wearing winged helmet with griffin's head, harpa over shoulder. / B-A above eagle standing facing, head right; P-E across fields. SNG Cop 1275 corr. (SNG Cop lists only P to left). TextImage
SNGCop 1275 varPerseus, Macedon, 178-168 BC, bronze of 19 mm, 5.32 grams. Head of the hero Perseus right, wearing winged helmet with griffin's head, harpa over shoulder. / B-A above eagle standing facing, head right; P-E across fields. SNG Cop 1275 var (field marks. SNG Cop lists only P to left). TextImage
SNGCop 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 GH monogram below. TextImage
SNGCop 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
SNGCop 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; GH 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 GH monograms below. SNG Copenhagen 1279.TextImage
SNGCop 1279 varMacedon, 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; DI monogram in exergue (SNG 1279 var (single monogram). TextImage
SNGCop 1292Perseus, king of Macedonia, AR Tetrobol. Head of Maenad right, wearing vine wreath / MAKEDONWN, afterpart of ship or galley. TextImage
SNGCop 1293Perseus, king of Macedonia, AR Tetrobol. Head of Maenad right, wearing vine wreath / MAKEDONWN, afterpart of ship or galley; P to right. TextImage
SNGCop 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
SNGCop 1295Perseus, king of Macedonia 185 -168 BC. AE 16mm. Head of Herakles clad in lion's skin headdress / MAKEDONWN, Horse prancing right; PR monogram to right; WS 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
SNGCop 1296Macedonian Kingdom AE22. 178-168 BC. Head of Poseidon right / club & legend within oak wreath. TextImage
SNGCop 1303Macedonian Kingdom, Philip V and Perseus, 187 - 168 BC. AE 22, 7.821g. Laureate head of Apollo right / MAKE-DONWN above and beneath tripod, LI 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 / MAKEDONWN above and beneath winged thunderbolt; TB monogram and star below. Touratsoglou, Macedonia 14; SNG Copenhagen 1307.TextImage
SNGKeckman_793ffMacedonian Kingdom. Perseus. 171 BC. AR drachm. Macedonian War issue, struck in Thessaly for Cretan mercenaries, Aristokrates magistrate. Head of Helios facing slightly right / ARISTOKRATES above rose. SNG Keckman 793ff. TextImage
SNGMunich_1221Kingdom of Macedonia, Perseus AE Double Unit. Uncertain Macedonian mint. Helmeted head of the hero Perseus right; harpa over shoulder / Eagle standing facing on plow; palm & EP to left, monogram to right. SNG Alpha Bank 1144 var, SNG München 1221-1222. TextImage
Sear #6804Kingdom of Macedon, Perseus, 179-168 BC, AR Tetradrachm. Struck after 171 BC. Diademed head of Perseus right with close beard / BAΣI-ΛEΩΣ ΠEΡ-ΣEΩΣ Eagle standing right, wings open, Q between legs.
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