A copper coin issued by King Cassander (Kassander) of Macedonia in the period 305-297 BC
Mint: not recorded
Reference: Sear Vol.2, p.627, No.6753
Die axis: 09
Head of Herakles wearing lion's skin facing right
Lion lying facing right head up; legend in Greek (worn) "kassandroy"
Cassander (Kassandros son of Antipatros), was a Hellenistic King of Macedon (305-297 BC) and founder of the Antipatrid dynasty.
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 15 Mar 1976
Type of item
17 mm (Outside Diameter), 4.235 g (Weight)
Sear Vol.2, p.627, No.6753
[Catalogue] Pullin, Ruth. 2011. Nature Revealed: Eugene von Guerard.
[Book] Sear, David R. 1979. Greek Coins and Their Values, Asia and Africa. II., 627 Pages