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

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Obverse: Head of Herakles to right. Reverse: Zeus seated left, eagle on right hand, scepter in left. At left: star within circle. Inscription in Greek. (see media screen for Greek inscription)

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of Charles S. Lipson

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

Mint

Amphipolis (?), Macedonia (Kingdom)

Dimensions

Diameter: 25.5 mm. Weight: 17.14 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

67.744

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins