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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 Herakles right. Reverse: Zeus seated left, holding eagle on right hand, scepter in left. At left, wreath. Two letters in Greek below throne. Inscription in Greek at right and below. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)


By 1967: with Charles Lipson, 40 Bromfield Street, Boston, Mass.; gift from Charles Lipson to MFA, June 28, 1967

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Gift of Charles S. Lipson

Greek, Late Classical or Early Hellenistic Period, about 325–320 B.C.


Side (?) (Pamphylia), Macedonia (Kingdom)


Diameter: 26 mm. Weight: 17.16 gm. Die Axis: 7

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The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins