Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Macedonia with bust of Herakles, struck under Alexander III

Greek
Late Classical or Early Hellenistic Period
about 336–323 B.C.


Mint: Macedonia (Kingdom), Uncertain

Dimensions

Diameter: 25.5 mm. Weight: 17.13 gm. Die Axis: 10

Accession Number

67.597

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Draped bust of Herakles right.
Reverse: Zeus seated left, eagle on right hand, sceptre in left.
At left, cornucopia?.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1967: with Bromfield Stamp and Coin Co., 53 Bromfield Street, Boston, Mass. 02180; purchased by MFA from Bromfield Stamp and Coin Co., April 12, 1967

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour