Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Macedonia with head of Herakles, struck in the name of Alexander III
Late Classical or Early Hellenistic Period
Mint: Macedonia (Kingdom), Arados (Phoenicia)
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0671.
Diameter: 27 mm. Weight: 17.19 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of youthful Herakles to right with lion’s skin.
Reverse: Zeus seated to left on throne with back, a himation over his knees, an eagle in his right hand, left hand on sceptre.
Inscriptions in Greek at right, below, and at left. Monogram under throne.
Greenwell Collection. September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Not listed as Greenwell by Regling.
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund