Coin of Kingdom of Macedonia with head of Herakles, struck under Alexander III

Greek
Late Classical Period
336–332 B.C.


Mint: Macedonia (Kingdom); Findspot: Egypt, Naukratis

Dimensions

Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 3.59 gm.

Accession Number

86.836

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Beardless head of Herakles, profile to right.
Reverse: Above, a quiver; in the center, Greek inscription; below, a club, and letter P (?)

Provenance

From Naukratis. 1885: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; October 28, 1885: voted to the MFA at EEF general meeting; sent over February 1886. (Accession date: 1886).

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription