Coin of Kingdom of Macedonia with head of Herakles

Greek
Early Hellenistic Period
about 320 B.C.


Mint: Macedonia (Kingdom)

Dimensions

Diameter: 20.5 mm. Weight: 6.05 gm. Die Axis: 4

Accession Number

65.825

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Herakles, in lionskin, right.
Reverse: Bow in quiver, club and wreath.
Inscription in Greek between.

Provenance

By date unknown: in the collection of an English clergyman (now MFA 65.636-65.870); about 1963: collection purchased at auction in London by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; collection purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 9,1965

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour