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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1.1965.1132
People
Alexander III, the Great, Greek (r. 336-323 BCE Babylon)
Title
Stater of Alexander the Great, Macedonia
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
336 BCE-323 BCE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Europe, Macedonia
Period
Classical period, Late
Culture
Greek
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/188320
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Gold
Metal
AV
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
8.58 g
Die Axis
12
Denomination
stater
Provenance
Ars Classica 13, 27 June 1928, 515
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
Price 176
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Loan from the Trustees of the Arthur Stone Dewing Greek Numismatic Foundation
Object Number
1.1965.1132
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obverse: Head of Athena r. wearing triple-crested Corinthian helmet; on bowl, coiled serpent.
Reverse: Nike standing three-quarter l. holding wreath and stylis; to l., Boeotian shield.

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