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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1984.616.211
People
Alexander III, the Great, Greek (r. 336-323 BCE Babylon)
Title
Coin of Alexander the Great, Salamis
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
336 BCE-323 BCE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Asia, Salamis (Cyprus)
Period
Classical period, Late
Culture
Greek
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/175795
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Bronze
Metal
AE
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
5.92 g
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
cf. Price 3143-3145
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of H. Bartlett Wells, Class of 1929
Accession Year
1984
Object Number
1984.616.211
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: Club over bow and quiver l.; above, SA?; below, ?

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