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

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Obverse: Head of Herakles right. Reverse: Zeus seated left, eagle on right hand, scepter in left. At left, amphora beneath vine. Inscriptions in Greek at right and in field. (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, Hellenistic Period, about 200 B.C. or later


Temnos, Aeolis


Diameter: 36.5 mm. Weight: 16.30 gm. Die Axis: 12

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The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins