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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.

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Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium

Artist

Ancient Greek

Title

Tetradrachm (Coin) Depicting the God Zeus

Origin

Greece

Date

359 BCE–336 BCE

Medium

Silver

Dimensions

Diam. 2.6 cm; 14.16 g

Credit Line

Gift of William F. Dunham

Reference Number

1920.704

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