Pair of Alexander the Great Drachm Earrings

GBP 695.00

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Object Description

A beautiful pair of Alexander the Great Drachm coin earrings. Both coins have been set in modern 18ct gold frames and attached to gold hooks. Each frame displays a London hallmark. The front of the earrings feature the coins’ obverse which displays 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; various monograms in the field.

Date: Circa 336-323 BC

Object Literature

For a similar item, The Metropolitan Museum, item 1978.93.21

Object Condition

Very good condition, suitable for modern wear.

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

St James's Ancient Art
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St James
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