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

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Obverse: Head of youthful Herakles to right with lion's skin. Beaded border. Reverse: Zeus crowned, seated to left on throne with back, a himation over his knees, right foot drawn back. Nike with wreath on right hand, left hand upon sceptre. A foot stool is under his face. Throne bar back, and...

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

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Early Hellenistic Period, 306–301 B.C.


Antigoneia-on-the-Orontes (Syria), Macedonia (Kingdom)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0686.


Diameter: 30 mm. Weight: 17.07 gm.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins