Alexander the Great Drachm Ring

GBP 695.00

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Object Description

A very fine ring featuring an Alexander the Great silver Drachm coin set in a modern 18ct gold frame and a round hoop produced from 5 grammes of gold. The frame is marked with a London hallmark. The coin’s face displays the profile head of Alexander wearing the skin of the Nemean lion, facing right. The reverse of the coin displays the god, Zeus, enthroned on the left, holding an eagle in his right hand and a sceptre in his left; the legend, AΛEΞANΔPOΣ, is on the right; various monograms in the field. This side can be partially seen through the back of the frame.

Closest UK ring size J, the size can be readjusted upon enquiry.

Date: Circa 336-323 BC

Object Literature

For a similar item, The Metropolitan Museum, item 1978.93.21

Object Condition

Very fine, suitable for modern wear.

Object Details

Dealer Opening Times

By appointment only.

Dealer Contact

+44 (0)208 364 4565
+44 (0)7833231322

Dealer Location

The Gallery
Trent Park Equestrian Centre
Eastpole Farm House, Bramley Road
Oakwood, N14 4UW, United Kingdom

St James's Ancient Art
10 Charles II Street, Ground Floor
St James

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