Ancient Greek coin

Details

  • Title

    Ancient Greek coin

  • Associated people

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

  • Date

    c. 323–c. 319 BC (according to Price)
  • Material and technique

    bronze, struck

  • Material index

  • Technique index

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

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

    ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ

  • Design

    Head of Heracles, beardless, right, wearing lion-skin; dotted border (obverse)


    Bow in bow case, above, club below; corn ear, left (reverse)

  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Presented by J. G. Milne.

  • Museum location

    not on display

  • Museum department

    Heberden Coin Room

  • Accession no.

    HCR23868

  • Standard URI

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