Tetradrachm of Asia Minor with head of Herakles, struck in the name of Alexander III of Macedonia
3rd–2nd century B.C.
Mint: Asia Minor, Uncertain
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0701.
Diameter: 32 mm. Weight: 16.95 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of youthful Herakles, right, with lion-skin.
Reverse: Zeus seated left on throne, with himation over his knees; eagle on extended right hand, sceptre in left hand.
In field, left, amphora.
Inscription in Greek at right.
1930, sold by Charles T. Seltman (b. 1868 - d. 1952), Cambridge, England, to the MFA for $1,042.20 [total purchase price for accession nos. 30.48-30.65]. (Accession Date: February 6, 1930)
H. E. Bolles Fund