Coin of Kingdom of Macedonia with head of Herakles, struck under Amyntas III
Mint: Macedonia (Kingdom)
Diameter: 17 mm. Weight: 2.93 gm. Die Axis: 3
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Herakles, wearing lion’s skin, to right.
Reverse: Eagle to right, wings closed, holding serpent in his talons and eating it.
Inscription in Greek.
By date unknown: in the collection of an English clergyman (now MFA 65.636-65.870); about 1963: collection purchased at auction in London by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; collection purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 9,1965
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour