Tetradrachm of Odessos with head of Herakles, struck under Mithradates VI of Pontus in the name of Alexander III of Macedonia
Late Classical Period
Mint: Thrace, Odessos
Diameter: 29.5 mm. Weight: 16.23 gm. Die Axis: 12
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Herakles to right with features of Mithradates VI of Pontus.
Reverse: Zeus enthroned to left, eagle on right hand, scepter in left.
Inscriptions in Greek.
By 1998: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 23, 1999
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour