Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Macedonia with head of Herakles, struck in the name of Alexander III
Late Classical or Early Hellenistic Period
After 325 B.C.
Mint: Macedonia (Kingdom), Amathos (Cyprus)
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0669.
Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 17.29 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Herakles, right, wearing lion’s skin.
Reverse: Zeus seated, left. Eagle in right hand. Spear in left. Right leg before the left.
In field at left: prow of ship?
Inscription in Greek at right.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; March 24, 1903: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Francis Bartlett Donation of 1900