Ancient Greek coin

Details

  • Title

    Ancient Greek coin

  • Associated people

    Alexander III of Macedonia (-336 - -323) (ruler)
  • Associated place

    Sidon (mint)
  • Date

    324/323 BC (according to Price)
  • Material and technique

    gold, struck

  • Material index

  • Technique index

  • Denomination

    Stater

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    16 mm (diameter)
    7.72 g (weight)
    12 o'clock (die-axis)
  • Inscription/mark

    ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ

  • Design

    Head of Athena wearing triple crested Corinthian helmet; coiled snake on bowl of helmet (observe)


    Nike walking facing holding wreath and stylis, Κ, ΣΙ in left field (reverse)

  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Bequeathed by E. S. Bouchier, 1930.

  • Museum location

    not on display

  • Museum department

    Heberden Coin Room

  • Accession no.

    HCR23664

  • Standard URI

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