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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1976.40.357
People
Philip III of Macedonia, Greek (r. 323 BCE-316 BCE)
Title
Tetradrachm of Philip III (Arrhidaios) of Macedonia, 'Arados'
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
323 BCE-316 BCE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Asia, Arados (Phoenicia)
Period
Hellenistic period, Early
Culture
Greek
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Silver
Metal
AR
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
17.14 g
Die Axis
10
Denomination
tetradrachm
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Reverse Inscription: BASILEWS PHILIPPOU Z
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
Price P144
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Transfer from Harvard College Library
Accession Year
1976
Object Number
1976.40.357
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obverse: Head of young Heracles r. wearing lion skin.
Reverse: BASILEWS PHILIPPOU; Zeus enthroned l. holding eagle and scepter; to l., monogram [D + H with small O]; below throne, zeta.

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