Stater of Philippoi with head of Herakles
Late Classical Period
Mint: Macedonia, Philippoi
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0583.
Diameter: 17 mm. Weight: 8.57 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
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.
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
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund