Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Macedonia with head of Herakles, struck under Alexander III
Late Classical to Early Hellenistic Period
about 325–315 B.C.
Mint: Macedonia (Kingdom), probably Pella
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0664.
Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 17.23 gm.
Medium or Technique
Michael C. Ruettgers Gallery for Ancient Coins (Gallery 212C)
Obverse: Head of Herakles, right, wearing lion’s skin.
Reverse: Zeus seated left. Eagle in right hand. Spear in left.
In field at left: thunderbolt.
Inscription in Greek in field at right.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; March 24, 1903: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Francis Bartlett Donation of 1900