Overall: 11 13/16 in. (30 cm)
Weight: 15.6 g
Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Glenn Babbitt
Place Made: Egypt, Northern Africa, Africa
1000 BCE-1 CE
Numismatics: Greek and Roman
Not on view
Obverse: Diademed head of Alexander the Great with the horn of Ammon; Dent in cheek
Reverse: Helmetted head of Athena Promachos striding right wearing a diaphanous chiton; shield in left hand, spear in right; eagle on thunderbolt; A
Glenn Babbitt; given to present collection, 1974.
Grose, pl. 363.2-8; BMC no. 24, p. 4, p. I/6
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