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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1.1965.1138
People
Alexander III, the Great, Greek (r. 336-323 BCE Babylon)
Title
Stater of Alexander the Great, Odessos
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
280 BCE - 200 BCE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Europe, Odessos (Moesia Inferior)
Period
Hellenistic period
Culture
Greek
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Gold
Metal
AV
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
8.52 g
Die Axis
3
Denomination
stater
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Reverse Inscription: BASILEWS ALEXANDROU DI OD
Provenance
Acq. Catania, 1930
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
Price 1135
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
1.1965.1138
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: BASILEWS ALEXANDROU; Nike standing three-quarter l. holding wreath and stylis; to l., D I [Greek delta with dot in center, iota]; to r., symbol (delta within omicron).

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