Tetradrachm of Macedonia (?) with head of Herakles, struck in the name of Alexander III
3rd–2nd century B.C.
Mint: Macedonia (?), Uncertain
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0695.
Diameter: 32 mm. Weight: 17.00 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of youthful Herakles to right with lion-skin.
Reverse: Zeus seated to left on front of throne without back, right foot drawn back on foot stool, a himation over his knees, on right hand an eagle, left hand on beaded sceptre.
At left below, a dolphin.
Monogram under 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