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Drachm of Asia Minor with head of Herakles, struck in the name of Alexander III of Macedonia

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Obverse: Head of youthful Herakles to right with lion's skin. Beaded border. R/ Zeus seated to left on throne without back, right foot drawn back, himation over knees, eagle on right hand, left hand on beaded sceptre. Under throne a hand torch. At right [inscription]. (see media screen for...

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Provenance

Greenwell Collection. Purchased of Edward Perry Warren Not listed as Greenwell by Regling.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Hellenistic Period, 3rd–2nd century B.C.

Mint

Uncertain, Asia Minor

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0698

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 4.26 gm.

Accession Number

04.740

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins