Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Macedonia with head of Herakles, struck in the name of Alexander III
Early Hellenistic Period
about 311–305 B.C.
Mint: Macedonia (Kingdom), Babylon (Babylonia)
Diameter: 26.5 mm. Weight: 17.10 gm. Die Axis: 11
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Herakles right.
Reverse: Zeus seated left, eagle on right hand, scepter in left.
At left, prow.
In field left: MI Below throne: monogram in wreath.
Inscription in Greek at right.
By 1967: with Charles Lipson, 40 Bromfield Street, Boston, Mass.; gift from Charles Lipson to MFA, June 28, 1967
Gift of Charles S. Lipson