Ancient Greek coin


  • Title

    Ancient Greek coin

  • Associated people

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

    Babylon (mint)
  • Date

    c. 325 BC–323 BC
  • Material and technique

    silver, struck

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  • Denomination


  • Object type

  • Dimensions

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


  • Design

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

    Zeus seated, legs together, on throne, holding sceptre and eagle; Nike in left field, monogram, Μ below throne (reverse)

  • No. of items


  • Credit line

    Purchased, 1947.

  • Museum location

  • Museum department

    Heberden Coin Room

  • Accession no.


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