Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Macedonia with head of Herakles, struck in the name of Alexander III
Early Hellenistic Period
Mint: Macedonia (Kingdom), Marathos (Phoenicia)
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0675.
Diameter: 28 mm. Weight: 16.98 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, in right hand an eagle, left hand on sceptre. Sceptre and throne bar beaded.
At left an anchor.
Inscriptions in Greek at right and below.
Monograms at left and under throne.
Greenwell Collection. September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Not listed as Greenwell by Regling.
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund