Dec 8, 2009

Tetradrachm: Head of Young Herakles, r., with Lion Skin (obverse)

Tetradrachm: Head of Young Herakles, r., with Lion Skin (obverse)

336–323 BC

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Diameter: 2.2 cm (7/8 in.)

Weight: 1.1 g (0.04 oz.)

Die axis: 3

Gift of Dr. Jacob Hirsch 1941.294.a


Did you know?

Alexander the Great claimed descent from Herakles and Zeus, picturing them both on his coinage.

See also
GR - Greek
Greek and Roman Art
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