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Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Macedonia with head of Herakles, struck under Philip III Arrhidaeos

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Obverse: Head of Herakles wearing lion-skin right. Reverse: Zeus seated on throne left, holds scepter in left hand, eagle on right hand. Monograms below right arm, by right shoulder, and between chair legs. Inscription in Greek at right, downwards, and in exergue. (see media screen for Greek...

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By 1964: with Berdj H. Kazandjian, 58 Langdon Avenue, Watertown, Mass.; purchased by MFA from Berdj H. Kazandjian, April 8, 1964

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Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Early Hellenistic Period, about 323–300 B.C.


Marathos (Phoenicia), Macedonia (Kingdom)


Diameter: 26.5 mm. Weight: 17.11 gm. Die Axis: 10

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The Ancient World


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