Ancient Greek silver coin

On display


  • Title

    Ancient Greek silver coin

  • Associated people

    Philip II of Macedonia (359 BC - 336 BC ) (ruler)
  • Associated place

  • Date

    359 BC - 336 BC
  • Material and technique

    silver, struck

  • Material index

  • Technique index

  • Denomination

    4 Drachms (Tetradrachm)

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    26 mm (diameter)
    14.45 g (weight)
    2 o'clock (die-axis)
  • Inscription/mark


  • Design

    Head of Zeus, laureate, right (obverse)

    Rider on horseback, walking right, holding palm branch; below horse, spear head (reverse)

  • No. of items


  • Credit line

    Presented by E. S. G. Robinson, 1965.

  • Museum location

    Ground floor | Gallery 17 | European Prehistory
  • Museum department

    Heberden Coin Room

  • Accession no.


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