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Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Macedonia with bust of Herakles, struck under Alexander III

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Obverse: Draped bust of Herakles right. Reverse: Zeus seated left, eagle on right hand, sceptre in left. At left, cornucopia?. Inscription in Greek around. (see media screen for Greek inscription)


By 1967: with Bromfield Stamp and Coin Co., 53 Bromfield Street, Boston, Mass. 02180; purchased by MFA from Bromfield Stamp and Coin Co., April 12, 1967

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Late Classical or Early Hellenistic Period, about 336–323 B.C.


Uncertain, Macedonia (Kingdom)


Diameter: 25.5 mm. Weight: 17.13 gm. Die Axis: 10

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The Ancient World


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