Ancient Greek coin

Details

  • Title

    Ancient Greek coin

  • Associated place

  • Date

    late 5th century BC
  • Material and technique

    silver, struck

  • Material index

  • Technique index

  • Denomination

    tetradrachm

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

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

    ΣΙΛΑΝΟΣ

  • Design

    Nike driving fast quadriga, left; in exergue, club (obverse)


    Two eagles devouring hare, right (reverse)

  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Bequeathed by Sir Arthur Evans, 1941.

  • Museum location

    not on display

  • Museum department

    Heberden Coin Room

  • Accession no.

    HCR42159

  • Standard URI

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