Didrachm of Kingdom of Macedonia with head of Herakles, struck under Alexander III
Late Classical or Early Hellenistic Period
Mint: Macedonia (Kingdom), Babylon (Babylonia)
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0676.
Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 8.33 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Herakles to right, wearing lion-skin.
Border of dots.
Reverse: Within a border of dots Zeus enthroned to left, an eagle on his right hand, and holding a sceptre in his left. His feet resting on a footstool.
Inscriptions in field at left and right. Monogram under the throne.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1901: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 22,142.63 (this figure is the total price for MFA 01.5425-01.5657)
Catharine Page Perkins Fund