Dec 9, 2009

Tetradrachm: Lion (reverse)

Tetradrachm: Lion (reverse)

c. 334–323 BC

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Diameter: 2.4 cm (15/16 in.)

Weight: 15.033 g (0.53 oz.)

Die axis: 1

Gift of J. H. Wade 1916.993.b


Did you know?

The lion and star here connect to the sun god, Apollo, shown on the obverse.

See also
GR - Greek
Greek and Roman Art
Type of artwork: 
Credit line: 
Gift of J. H. Wade

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