Ancient Greek coin


  • Title

    Ancient Greek coin

  • Associated people

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

  • Date

    323 BC–317 BC
  • Material and technique

    silver, struck

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  • Denomination


  • Object type

  • Dimensions

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


  • Design

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

    Zeus seated, right leg drawn back, on backless throne, holding sceptre and eagle; buckle in left field, Artemis with torch below throne (reverse)

  • No. of items


  • Credit line

    Presented by W. H. Buckler.

  • Museum location

  • Museum department

    Heberden Coin Room

  • Accession no.


  • Standard URI

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