Drachm of Kingdom of Macedonia with head of Herakles, struck in the name of Alexander III

Greek
Early Hellenistic Period
End of 4th century B.C.


Mint: Macedonia (Kingdom), Sardis (Lydia) (?)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0691.

Dimensions

Diameter: 16 mm. Weight: 4.20 gm.

Accession Number

28.20

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of youthful Herakles right with lion-skin.
Reverse: Zeus seated left on throne with back, himation over knees, eagle on right hand; left hand on sceptre.
Beneath throne, a bee upwards.
In field at left: A
Inscription in Greek in field at right.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Rosamond Lamb in the name of Miss Rose Lamb