Coin of Philippoi with head of Herakles

Greek
Late Classical Period
about 360–356 B.C.


Mint: Macedonia, Philippoi

Dimensions

Diameter: 11 mm. Weight: 1.12 gm. Die Axis: 4

Accession Number

65.830

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Herakles, wearing lionskin, to right.
Reverse: Club and bow.
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