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Coin of Kingdom of Macedonia with head of Herakles, struck under Philip V

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Obverse: Head of Herakles wearing lion's skin to right. Reverse: Two goats, reclining right. Greek letters above and below. (see media screen for Greek letters)


By date unknown: in the collection of an English clergyman (now MFA 65.636-65.870); about 1963: collection purchased at auction in London by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; collection purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 9,1965

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Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Hellenistic Period, 220–179 B.C.


Amphipolis or Pella, Macedonia (Kingdom)


Diameter: 22.5 mm. Weight: 8.09 gm. Die Axis: 9

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The Ancient World


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