Imitiation of tetradrachm of Kingdom of Macedonia with head of Herakles, struck in the name of Alexander III
3rd century B.C.
Mint: Macedonia (Kingdom), Uncertain
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0704
Diameter: 27 mm. Weight: 16.42 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of youthful Herakles to left with lion-skin.
Reverse: Zeus seated to right on throne without back, eagle on left hand, right hand on sceptre, garment over knees.
Monogram at right. Blundered inscription at left.
Barbarian imitation of tetradrachm of Alexander; impression reversed in the copy.
Greenwell Collection. September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Not listed as Greenwell by Regling.
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund