Ancient Greek silver coin

On display


  • Title

    Ancient Greek silver coin

  • Associated place

  • Date

    c. 450 BC
  • Material and technique

    silver, struck

  • Material index

  • Technique index

  • Denomination

    3 Sigloi (Triple siglos)

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

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


  • Design

    Diskobolos ('discus thrower'); in centre, club; to left, tripod; dotted border (obverse)

    Crab; square border of dots; square incuse (reverse)

  • No. of items


  • Credit line

    Presented by E. S. G. Robinson, 1964.

  • Museum location

    Ground floor | Gallery 16 | The Greek World
  • Museum department

    Heberden Coin Room

  • Accession no.


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