A copper coin issued by the city of Thessalonica in Macedonia in the period158-149 BC
Under Roman rule
Reference: BMC Macedon p.110 No.17
Die axis: 12

Obverse Description

Head of young Dionysos wearing ivy wreath (worn)

Reverse Description

Goat standing facing right, legend in Greek above ESSA (rest of the original "thessalo nikes" missing)

Edge Description



After Perseus lost the Battle of Pydna on 22 June 168 BC Macedonia came under Roman rule.

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