Coin of Philippoi with head of Herakles
Late Classical Period
Mint: Macedonia, Philippoi
Diameter: 17.5 mm. Weight: 6.35 gm. Die Axis: 12
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Herakles right, wearing lion’s skin.
In field at left, ear of corn.
Greek letter at left below. Inscription in Greek at right.
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