Drachm with head of Herakles
Late Classical Period
Mint: Macedonia (Kings)
Diameter: 16.5 mm. Weight: 3.08 gm. Die axis: 11
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of young Herakles to right, wearing lion’s skin.
Reverse: Zeus seated to left on throne without a back.
Inscription in Greek at right and Greek letter below seat.
ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ (to right, downwards)
Beneath seat, I
From Assos, theater (Investigations at Assos, p. 298, note 2); 1884: gift of the Archaeological Institute of America to the Museum of Fine Arts
Gift of the Archaeological Institute of America