Ancient Greek coin

Details

  • Title

    Ancient Greek coin

  • Associated people

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

    Babylon (mint)
  • Date

    317 BC– 311 BC (according to Price)
  • Material and technique

    silver, struck

  • Material index

  • Technique index

  • Denomination

    Tetradrachm

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    27 mm (diameter)
    16.52 g (weight)
    3 o'clock (die-axis)
  • Inscription/mark

    ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ

  • Design

    Head of Heracles, beardless, right, wearing lion-skin (observe)


    Zeus seated, right leg drawn back, on throne, holding sceptre and eagle; monogram in wreath in left field, Η below throne (reverse)

  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Presented by E. S. G. Robinson, 1964.

  • Museum location

    not on display

  • Museum department

    Heberden Coin Room

  • Accession no.

    HCR23726

  • Standard URI

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