Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Macedonia with head of Herakles, struck in the name of Alexander III
Late Classical or Early Hellenistic Period
Mint: Macedonia (Kingdom), Arados (Phoenicia)
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0672.
Diameter: 27 mm. Weight: 17.12 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of youthful Herakles right with lion’s skin.
Reverse: Zeus seated left on the throne with back; himation over his knees, an eagle in right hand, left hand on sceptre.
Inscriptions in Greek at right, below, and at left; monogram under throne.
Gift of Mrs. Guy Lowell