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Stater


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description This gold stater, minted under Alexander the Great, bears the head of the goddess Athena on the obverse and a Nike (Victory) on the reverse with the inscription "King Alexander."
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; John Walsh, Sr. [date of acquisition unknown], by gift; John Walsh, 2nd [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1948, by purchase.
Inscriptions [Inscription] ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ
Credit Museum purchase [formerly part of the Walters Collection], 1948

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Period
336-316 BC (Late Classical-early Hellenistic)
Medium
gold
(Coins & Medals)
Accession Number
59.702
Measurements
1/4 in. (0.7 cm)
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