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

Greek
Late Classical or Early Hellenistic Period
about 325–320 B.C.


Mint: Macedonia (Kingdom), Side (?) (Pamphylia)

Dimensions

Diameter: 26 mm. Weight: 17.16 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

67.745

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Herakles right.
Reverse: Zeus seated left, holding eagle on right hand, scepter in left.
At left, wreath.
Two letters in Greek below throne.
Inscription in Greek at right and below.

Provenance

By 1967: with Charles Lipson, 40 Bromfield Street, Boston, Mass.; gift from Charles Lipson to MFA, June 28, 1967

Credit Line

Gift of Charles S. Lipson