Macedonia, Philippi; head of Herakles/tripod
Description: Macedonia, Philippi, 356-345 BC. Head of Herakles left, wearing lion’s skin headdress / ΦIΛIΠΠΩN; tripod.
Diameter: AE17 mm
Weight: 5,96 g
Attribution: BMC Macedonia p. 97, 14; SNG ANS 668
Commentary: some roughness on both sides, good patina
History: At the Battle of Philippi (42 BC) the assassins of Julius Caesar (Marcus Junius Brutus and Cassius) were defeated by Marc Antony and Octavian.
Article Number: 003-04-01-41652