A copper coin issued by the city of Bottiaea in Macedonia in the period 196-168 BC
Reference: Sear Vol.1, p.147
Moushmov 6163
Die axis: 12

Obverse Description

Helmeted head of Athena (worn)

Reverse Description

Horse grazing to right, above can be seen the letters TAIO (from the legend in Greek: {BOTTAION})

Edge Description



After Perseus lost the Battle of Pydna on 22 June 168 BC Macedonia came under Roman rule. This coin belongs to the last pre-Roman period of the city.

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