Alexander the Great Silver Tetradrachm Pendant

GBP 950.00

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Object Description

An Alexander the Great silver tetradrachm pendant set in a modern 18kt gold frame with a loop attached to the top for suspension. The frame displays a London hallmark, hand crafted by a Hatton garden jeweller. The front of the pendant features the coin’s obverse, which depicts the profile head of Herakles, wearing the Nemean lion-skin headdress. The reverse displays the Greek god Zeus enthroned facing left, holding an eagle in his right hand and a sceptre in his left. The Greek inscription [ΑΛ]ΕΞ[ΑΝ∆ΡΟΥ] is written vertically to the right of the figure of Zeus. Written in the genitive case Alexandr -ou, the inscription translates as ‘[the coinage] of Alexander’.

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

Date: Circa 4th Century BC

Object Condition

Very fine condition, slight spotting to the obverse.

Object Details

  • dimensions
    W:2.7 x H:3.5 centimeters

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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