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

Greek
Hellenistic Period
about 306–297 B.C.


Mint: Macedonia (Kingdom)

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 6.30 gm. Die Axis: 11

Accession Number

65.700

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Herakles wearing lion’s skin to right.
Reverse: Horseman to right.
Below and at right: monograms.
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