Coin of Kingdom of Macedonia with head of Herakles, struck under Philip V

Greek
Hellenistic Period
220–179 B.C.


Mint: Macedonia (Kingdom), Amphipolis or Pella

Dimensions

Diameter: 22.5 mm. Weight: 8.09 gm. Die Axis: 9

Accession Number

65.705

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Herakles wearing lion’s skin to right.
Reverse: Two goats, reclining right.
Greek letters above and below.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour