Ancient Greek silver coin


  • Title

    Ancient Greek silver coin

  • Associated place

    Tyre (mint)
  • Date

  • Material and technique

    silver, struck

  • Material index

  • Technique index

  • Denomination

    1 Stater or 4 Drachms (Tetradrachm)

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    23 mm (diameter)
    13.44 g (weight)
    2 o'clock (die-axis)
  • Design

    Dolphin, right; over triple line of waves; below, murex shell (obverse)

    Owl, standing right, head facing; behind, incuse fitting (reverse)

  • No. of items


  • Credit line

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

  • Museum location

  • Museum department

    Heberden Coin Room

  • Accession no.


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