Tetradrachm of Argos with head of Herakles, struck in the name of Alexander III of Macedonia
about 220–215 B.C.
Mint: Argolis, Argos
Diameter: 31 mm. Weight: 16.80 gm. Die Axis: 1
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Herakles right, wearing skin of Nemean lion.
Reverse: Zeus seated left, holding scepter in left hand, eagle on right.
In field at left, harpa.
Below throne, monogram. Inscription in Greek at right.
By 1968: with George Zacos, Engelgasse 65, Basel, Switzerland; purchased by MFA from George Zacos, April 10, 1968
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour