Stater of Kingdom of Macedonia with head of Herakles, struck under Philip III Arrhidaeos

Greek
Hellenistic Period
323–317 B.C.


Mint: Macedonia (Kingdom), Babylon (Babylonia)

Dimensions

Diameter: 27.5 mm. Weight: 17.24 gm. Die Axis: 11

Accession Number

66.950

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Herakles in lionskin right.
Reverse: Zeus seated on throne left, eagle on right hand, scepter in left.
At left: monogram. Below throne, in exergue, and at right: inscriptions in Greek.

Provenance

By 1966: with Bank Leu & Co. AG, Bahnhofstrasse 32, Zurich, Switzerland; purchased by MFA from Bank Leu & Co. AG, December 14, 1966

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour