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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1963.44.67
People
Issued by Philip II of Macedonia, Greek (r. 359-336 BCE)
Title
Tetradrachm of Philip II of Macedonia, Amphipolis.
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
357 BCE -348 BCE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Europe, Macedonia, Amphipolis (Macedonia)
Period
Classical period, Late
Culture
Greek
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/180032
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Silver
Metal
AR
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
14.38 g
Die Axis
12
Denomination
tetradrachm
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Reverse Inscription: M
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
Le Rider 31c (this coin)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of the Misses Aimée and Rosamond Lamb in memory of William Eliot Lamb, Class of 1858, Keeper and Cataloguer of the coins of the University in that year
Accession Year
1963
Object Number
1963.44.67
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv.: Laureate head of Zeus r.
Rev.:Horseman facing l., wearing kausia; under horse's leg, M; below, trident head.
Exhibition History

Re-View: S422 Ancient & Byzantine Art & Numismatics, Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 04/12/2008 - 06/18/2011

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