Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Macedonia with head of Herakles, struck under Demetrios Poliorketes in the name of Alexander III
Early Hellenistic Period
Mint: Macedonia (Kingdom), Tyre (Phoenicia)
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0685.
Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 15.40 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of youthful Herakles to right, wearing lionskin.
Reverse: Zeus seated left on throne; himation over knees.
Eagle on his extended right hand; in left, sceptre.
In field at left, club within circle. Below: dolphin to left.
Inscription in Greek at right.
Gift of the Boston Numismatic Society