Coin of Philippoi with head of Herakles
Late Classical Period
about 360–356 B.C.
Mint: Macedonia, Philippoi
Diameter: 11 mm. Weight: 1.12 gm. Die Axis: 4
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Herakles, wearing lionskin, to right.
Reverse: Club and bow.
Inscription in Greek.
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
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour