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

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Obverse: Like 01.5443. Reverse: Like 01.5443 in all details except that the throne has a back. [see media screen for inscriptions]

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1901: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 22,142.63 (this figure is the total price for MFA 01.5425-01.5657)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Greek, Late Classical or Early Hellenistic Period, 332–319 B.C.

Mint

Arados (Phoenicia), Macedonia (Kingdom)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0673.

Dimensions

Diameter: 13 mm. Weight: 2.10 gm.

Accession Number

01.5444

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins