Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Macedonia with head of Herakles, struck under Alexander III
Late Classical Period
Mint: Macedonia (Kingdom), Phaselis (Lycia) or Side (Pamphylia)
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0679.
Diameter: 26 mm. Weight: 17.18 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of youthful Herakles to right with lion’s skin.
Reverse: Zeus seated to left on throne with back, a himation over his knees, in right hand an eagle, left hand on sceptre. Sceptre beaded.
At left a wreath.
Below throne, at right and in exergue: Greek inscriptions.
By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by E. P. Warren; September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Not listed as Greenwell in Regling.
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund