tetradrachm


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tetradrachm

(ˈtɛtrəˌdræm)
n
(Historical Terms) Greek history an ancient coin with a value of four drachmas
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Boldly struck in high relief at the Babylon mint during the lifetime of Alexander the Great, this silver tetradrachm bears an image of Heracles wearing the skin of the Nemean lion, its jaws around the hero's ear and its paws tied around his neck.
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(137) The coin, an ancient Greek silver tetradrachm from the 4th century BCE, was valued in the auction catalogue at $300,000.
Tortella (Eds.), From the Athenian Tetradrachm to the euro: Studies in European monetary integration.
silver tetradrachm coins, and the owl figurines that one is bombarded with when visiting Athens.
The Romans imposed on Egypt the tetradrachm, a fiat currency worth about four times its metallic content (Milne 1927, 6; Johnson 1936, 427-28, 433).
A Scotland, gold unicorn, James III 1484-1488 realised pounds 2,700, a Greek, Siculo-Punic series, silver tetradrachm coin, 350-325BC sold for pounds 2,100 a Greek Carthage, electrum shekel-didrachm coin, 290-280BC achieved pounds 1,400 and a Scotland, gold demi coin of James I, 1406-1437 sold for pounds 1,250 We will shortly be having a specialist valuation day at our Southport office, 43 Hoghton Street, with our specialist Hugh Gregory, who is a fellow of the Gemological Society and Horological Society.
The owl is taken from the reverse side of a silver tetradrachm made in Athens around 480 BC.
(10) The earliest documented intercalary month in the Parthian Macedonian calendar is given by a tetradrachm of Orodes II with the date stamp TOP EM TI (assar 2003: 178, 182).
A silver Tetradrachm Roman coin, from the reign of Emperor Otho, AD69, under review by Dr Matthew Ponting, at Liverpool University's Hartley Building Picture: MARTIN BIRCHALL' The collection will unearth secrets about Roman life' A half milimetre drill is used to extract metals from the coin' Unknown Roman coins' A Roman coin