Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Macedonia with head of Herakles, struck in the name of Alexander III

Greek
Late Classical or Early Hellenistic Period
332–319 B.C.


Mint: Macedonia (Kingdom), Arados (Phoenicia)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0672.

Dimensions

Diameter: 27 mm. Weight: 17.12 gm.

Accession Number

28.376

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

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.
Plain border.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Guy Lowell