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Drachm of Kingdom of Macedonia with head of Philip VI Andriskos

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Obverse: Diademed head of Philip VI Andriskos to right, with slight beard. Reverse: Nude Herakles standing to left, holding rhyton in right hand, club in left, lion skin hanging on left arm. Inscription in Greek. Overstruck on an earlier coin (said to be a double victoriatus of the Thessalian...

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By 2002: with Harlan J. Berk, Ltd., 31 N. Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60602 (127th Buy or Bid Sale, June 25, 2002, no. 147); purchased by MFA from Harlan J. Berk, Ltd., September 25, 2002

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Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Hellenistic Period, 149–148 B.C.


Macedonia (Kingdom)


Diameter: 22.5 mm. Weight: 4.10 gm. Die Axis: 11

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The Ancient World


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