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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-G0031
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Maker:  Alexander III; Berytus
Denomination:  Obol
Place made:  Beirut
Culture:  Greek
Date made:  323 BC
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  0.67
Weight (g):  0.90
Axis (degrees):  135.00
Provenance:  Bt Classical Numismatic Group auction 27.ix.2002, lot 461.
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Description:  Obverse: head of Herakles r., clad in lion-skin. Reverse: Zeus enthroned l. with eagle on palm.

Inscriptions:  Reverse: ΑΛΕΞΝΔΡ (Alexander). Mint-mark: retrograde B.

Bibliography:  Price 3409

2 Related People

Berytus
Phoenician;Greek;Roman;Byzantine;Arab;Lebanese


Alexander III
Greek
356 BC
323 BC
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