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Tetradrachm (Coin) Depicting the God Zeus

A work made of silver.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of silver.

Date:

359-336 BCE

Artist:

Greek

About this artwork

The front (obverse) of this coin depicts the head of the god Zeus with laurel leaves in his hair. The back (reverse) depicts a cavalier on horse to the left.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium

Artist

Ancient Greek

Title

Tetradrachm (Coin) Depicting the God Zeus

Place

Greece (Minted in)

Date

359 BCE–336 BCE

Medium

Silver

Dimensions

Diam.: 2.6 cm (1 1/16 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of William F. Dunham

Reference Number

1920.704

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