Coin of Kingdom of Macedonia with head of Herakles, struck under Kassander

Greek
Early Hellenistic Period
Before 306 B.C.


Mint: Macedonia (Kingdom)

Dimensions

Diameter: 17.5 mm. Weight: 4.00 gm. Die Axis: 9

Accession Number

65.699

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Herakles wearing lion’s skin right.
Reverse: Lion reclining right.
At right, indistinct letter.
Inscription in Greek.

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