Tetradrachm of Macedonia with head of Herakles, struck in the name of Alexander III
Mint: Macedonia, Uncertain
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0690.
Diameter: 28 mm. Weight: 17.13 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of youthful Herakles to right with lion’s skin.
Reverse: Zeus laureate seated to left on throne with back, right foot drawn back, a himation over his knees, on right hand an eagle, left hand on beaded sceptre.
At left a Macedonian helmet full front with double crest and cheek pieces.
Monogram below throne and inscription in Greek at right.
Greenwell Collection. September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Not listed as Greenwell by Regling.
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund