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

Greek
Late Classical or Early Hellenistic Period
about 325–323 B.C.


Mint: Macedonia (Kingdom), Babylon (Babylonia)

Dimensions

Diameter: 25.5 mm. Weight: 16.55 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

67.749

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Herakles right.
Reverse: Zeus seated left, eagle on right hand, scepter in left.
In field left, club.
Below club: M
Monogram below throne.
Inscription in Greek at right.

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