Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Macedonia with head of Herakles, struck under Philip III Arrhidaeos

Greek
Early Hellenistic Period
323–317 B.C.


Mint: Macedonia (Kingdom), Babylon (Babylonia)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0682.

Dimensions

Diameter: 27 mm. Weight: 17.14 gm.

Accession Number

35.102

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Herakles in lion-skin right.
Dotted border.
Reverse: Zeus enthroned to left holding eagle in right hand and beaded sceptre in left.
At left and under throne: Greek letters. Below and at right: Greek inscription.
Dotted border.

Provenance

By 1935: Anonymous Private Collection; Anonymous Gift to MFA, April 4, 1935

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)