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Accession_Number L.2016.3.24
adlib_title Bronze coin
Shape Coin
Shape_description Coin of Alexandros III.
Material Bronze
Fabric
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Munsell_color
Decoration Obverse: Portrait of Alexandros III. to the right, wearing Heracles' lion skin exuvia Reverse: (From left to right) quiver, Greek inscription, Heracles' club, Greek inscription
Inscriptions Reverse: ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡ[OΣ/OΥ] (at centre), ΣΙ (to the right of the club, written the other way round)
Condition Well preserved, purged of deposits
Technique/Style Minting
Provenance
Period Hellenistic
Date
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Artist
Attribution
Image
Comparanda
Bibliography
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Beazley_DB
Height
Diameters 1.7
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Location Ure Museum
Edited_by Julia
Date_edited 13.07.2016
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