Artist Greek
  • Tetradrachm of Ptolemy I
  • Tetradrachm depicting Alexander the Great (alternate title)
Date between 323 and 284 BCE
Medium silver
Dimensions Overall: 1 1/8 inches (2.9 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. Trent McMath
Accession Number 53.241
Department Greco-Roman and Ancient European
Not On View
Inscriptions Inscribed: [translation: of Alexander]
possibly, (D.A. Valente, Piazza Aracoeli, 24, Rome);
Mrs. Trent McMath;
1953-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
A Catalogue of the Greek Coins in The British Museum, the Ptolemies. London, 1883, p. 4 no. 29.