MACEDON – ROMAN PROVINCE (FIRST MERIS).
Silver tetradrachm, 16.82 g., 31 mm. Mint of Amphipolis, ca. 154-150 BC.
Obv. Draped bust of Artemis right, within decorated Macedonian shield.
Rev. ΜΑΚΕΔΟΝΩΝ ΠΡΤΗΣ above and below club, monograms in field, all within wreath, thunderbolt in extreme left field.
Prokopov, Silver 113.2 (O34/R93 – this coin, illustrated); SNG Ashmolean 3293.
NGC graded AU, Strike 5/5, Surface 4/5, NGC # 4276146-005, a beautifully struck coin published and illustrated in Prokopov’s The Silver Coinage of the Macedonian Regions, 2nd-1st Century BC. Moneta 131. (Wetteren, 2012).