Collection of 12 Greek coins by Unknown Artist

1-5) 3 tetradrachms & 2 didrachms of Gela (Sicily), dating from the 5th century BC; 6) Tetradrachm of Mende (Macedonia), circa 450 BC; 7) Tetradrachm of Alexander the Great; 8) Hemidrachm of Alexander the Great, 310-300 BC; 9-10) Tetradrachm of Lysimachus, 301-281 BC; 11) Tetradrachm of Demetrius Poliorcetes, 297-283 BC; 12) Stater of Vakhassara, circa 400 BC.

Details

Acquired in:
1965
Presented by:
Dr E S G Robinson through The Art Fund

Provenance

Dr E.S.G.Robinson

Venue details

British Museum Great Russell Street, LONDON London WC1B 3DG 020 7323 8299 www.britishmuseum.org

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