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Coin of Kingdom of Macedonia with head of Herakles, struck under Alexander III

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Obverse: Beardless head of Herakles, profile to right. Reverse: center, [Greek inscription]. Above, a quiver. Below, a club, and letter P.

Provenance

From Naukratis. 1885: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; October 28, 1885: voted to the MFA at EEF general meeting; sent over February 1886. (Accession date: 1886).

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Greek, Late Classical Period, 336–332 B.C.

Findspot

Naukratis, Egypt

Mint

Macedonia (Kingdom)

Dimensions

Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 3.59 gm.

Accession Number

86.836

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins