Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Macedonia with head of Herakles, struck under Alexander III

Greek
Late Classical or Early Hellenistic Period
about 330–320 B.C.


Mint: Macedonia (Kingdom), Damaskos (Syria)

Dimensions

Diameter: 25.5 mm. Weight: 17.12 gm. Die Axis: 11

Accession Number

67.748

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Herakles right.
Reverse: Zeus seated left, scepter in left hand, eagle on right.
At left, ram protome.
Inscriptions in Greek below throne and at right.

Provenance

By 1967: with Charles Lipson, 40 Bromfield Street, Boston, Mass.; gift from Charles Lipson to MFA, June 28, 1967

Credit Line

Gift of Charles S. Lipson