Ancient Greek incuse silver coin

On display


  • Title

    Ancient Greek incuse silver coin

  • Associated place

  • Date

    510 - 530
  • Material and technique

    silver, struck, incuse

  • Material index

  • Technique index

  • Denomination

    1 Stater

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    28 mm (diameter)
    7.6 g (weight)
    12 o'clock (die-axis)
  • Inscription/mark

    ΠΟΣ (incuse)


  • Design

    Poseidon, advancing right, wearing chlamys, brandishing trident (obverse)

    Incuse obverse design (reverse)

  • No. of items


  • Credit line

    Purchased, 1947.

  • Museum location

    Lower ground floor | Gallery 7 | Money
  • Museum department

    Heberden Coin Room

  • Accession no.


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