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

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Obverse: Head of youthful Herakles right with lion-skin. Reverse: Zeus seated left on throne with back, himation over knees, eagle on right hand; left hand on sceptre. beneath throne, a flower(?). At right: [inscription]. (see media screen for Greek inscription)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Rosamond Lamb in the name of Miss Rose Lamb

Greek, Early Hellenistic Period, End of 4th century B.C.


Sardis (Lydia) (?), Macedonia (Kingdom)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0691.


Diameter: 16 mm. Weight: 4.20 gm.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins