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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1986.528.5
People
Alexander III, the Great, Greek (r. 336-323 BCE Babylon)
Title
Tetradrachm of Alexander the Great, Macedonia mint ("Amphipolis")
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
336 BCE-323 BCE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Europe, Macedonia
Period
Classical period, Late
Culture
Greek
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Silver
Metal
AR
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
16.4 g
Denomination
tetradrachm
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
Price 6
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of Nanette B. Rodney
Accession Year
1986
Object Number
1986.528.5
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv.: Head of young Herakles wearing lion's skin to r.
Rev.: Zeus seated l., holding eagle and scepter; to l., janiform-head vase.

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