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

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Obverse: Head of youthful Herakles to right with lion's skin. Reverse: Zeus seated to left on throne with back, a himation over his knees, an eagle in right hand, left hand on sceptre. At right, below, at left, and under throne: [inscriptions], Plain border. (see media screen for Greek...

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Greenwell Collection. September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren Not listed as Greenwell by Regling.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

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


Arados (Phoenicia), Macedonia (Kingdom)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0671.


Diameter: 27 mm. Weight: 17.19 gm.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins