Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Macedonia with head of Herakles, struck under Philip III Arrhidaeos
Early Hellenistic Period
about 323–300 B.C.
Mint: Macedonia (Kingdom), Marathos (Phoenicia)
Diameter: 26.5 mm. Weight: 17.11 gm. Die Axis: 10
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Herakles wearing lion-skin right.
Reverse: Zeus seated on throne left, holds scepter in left hand, eagle on right hand.
Monograms in field at left, center, and below throne.
Inscription in Greek at right downwards and in exergue.
By 1964: with Berdj H. Kazandjian, 58 Langdon Avenue, Watertown, Mass.; purchased by MFA from Berdj H. Kazandjian, April 8, 1964
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour