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1/4 stater of Kingdom of Macedonia with head of Herakles, struck under Philip II

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Obverse: Head of Herakles unbearded right, in lion's skin. Reverse: Kantharos, horizontal bow and club. Below, [inscription]. (see media screen for Greek inscription)

Provenance

Greenwell Collection. September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren Regling does not list this as Greenwell Collection.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Late Classical Period, 359–336 B.C.

Mint

Pella or Amphipolis, Macedonia (Kingdom)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0645.

Dimensions

Diameter: 11 mm. Weight: 2.14 gm.

Accession Number

04.714

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins