Ancient Greek coin

Details

  • Title

    Ancient Greek coin

  • Associated people

    Philip III Arrhidaeus (323 BC - 317 BC ) (ruler)
  • Associated place

    Babylon (mint)
  • Date

    c. 323 BC–c. 317 BC (according to Price)
  • Material and technique

    silver, struck

  • Material index

  • Technique index

  • Denomination

    tetradrachm

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    28 mm (diameter)
    17.18 g (weight)
    9 o'clock (die-axis)
  • Inscription/mark

    ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟΥ

  • Design

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


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

  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Purchased, 1947.

  • Museum location

    not on display

  • Museum department

    Heberden Coin Room

  • Accession no.

    HCR23994

  • Standard URI

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