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Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:Greek; Hellenistic
Title:Tetradrachm of Alexander the Great as Herakles
Date Made:245-225 BCE
Type:Coin/Numismatic
Materials:Silver (AR)
Place Made:Europe; Macedonia
Measurements:32mm; 16.856g
Accession Number:  MH 2000.2.74a.INV
Credit Line:Purchase with the Nancy Everett Dwight Fund from the Caroline Morris Galt Collection
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Description:
Obverse: Head of Alexander the Great as Herakles/Hercules, wearing lionskin. Dot border.
Reverse: Zeus seated, nude to waist, holding an eagle in right hand and scepter in left hand, palm before legs; ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ.

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