Stater of Philippoi with head of Herakles

Greek
Late Classical Period
356–348 B.C.


Mint: Macedonia, Philippoi

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0583.

Dimensions

Diameter: 17 mm. Weight: 8.57 gm.

Accession Number

04.689

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of beardless Herakles to right, with lion’s skin.
Reverse: Tripod with three handles and lion’s feet.
At right, stag’s head.
Art left: inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren (Regling, Die Griechischen Münzen der Sammlung Warren, no. 593); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund