possibly Salamis
Ptolemy I


315-306 BCE


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

Object Name


Research Area

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; AEAN*o*Y* vertically upwards in field left of Athena; two upside down A's almost encircled by a thin line to left of right knee; I to right of left thigh; Blank exergue


Glenn Babbitt; given to present collection, 1974.

Catalogue Raisonne

Grose, pl. 363.2-8; BMC no. 24, p. 4, p. I/6

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