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Quarter-Stater of Alexander III
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Quarter-Stater of Alexander III


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description Obverse: Head of Athena, helmeted, right. Reverse: Nike standing left, draped, holding a staff in her left hand, a wreath in her right; in field to left, above, MI; below, a ligature MP encircled by a wreath.
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, Greek; reverse] ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ [Translation] Of King Alexander
Credit Museum purchase [formerly part of the Walters Collection], 1948

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Period
311-305 BCE (Early Hellenistic)
Medium
gold; struck
(Coins & Medals)
Accession Number
59.702
Measurements
Max diam: 1/4 in. (0.7 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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