About this artwork
The front (obverse) of this coin portrays the deifiled Alexander the Great, facing right with rams horns and long loose curly locks.
On the back (reverse), a lidded chest with handles, a club, and a quaestor’s stool are all shown encircled by a wreath of laurels.
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- Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium
- Ancient Roman
- Tetradrachm (Coin) Portraying Alexander the Great
- Roman Empire
- 92 BCE–88 BCE
- Obverse: ΜΑΚΕΔΟΝΩΝ Θ (Thessaloniki) Reverse: AESILLAS Q (Quaestor)
- Diam. 3.2 cm; 16.61 g
- Gift of William F. Dunham