Collection: Bowdoin College Museum of Art
Context: Thasos
Material: Silver
Denomination: Tetradrachm
Actual Weight: 16.386
Die Axis: 30 degrees
Date: ca. 180 BC - ca. 80 BC
Region: Macedonia
Period: Hellenistic

Obverse Type: Herakles standing facing, looking to the right; with his right hand, he leans on the club, with the Nemean lion skin draped over his left arm, and his bow slung over his left shoulder. Between club and his right leg, a monogram.

Date Description:

Le Rider group 8 (see Le Rider 1977, 189-191 with plate 4), dated ca. 180 to early first century. On style, this example probably belongs relatively early in the series.