Alexander the Great Silver Drachm Pendant

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Object Description

A fine Alexander the Great silver drachm pendant featuring a drachm coin set in a modern 18ct gold frame, with a loop attached for suspension. The frame displays a London hallmark. The coins’ obverse features the profile head of Alexander wearing the skin of the Nemean lion, facing right; the reverse 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.

Please note, the chain is for reference only, we do have chains available 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

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The Gallery
Trent Park Equestrian Centre
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Oakwood, N14 4UW, United Kingdom

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