Silver Coin of Alexander the Great

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British Museum
Great Russell Street London England WC1B GB

Silver Coin of Alexander the Great. Head of young Herakles, right, in lion scalp. (reverse) Zeus seated, left, holding eagle and sceptre. Date: 323BC-280BC (circa). Minted in: Anatolia, Modern Turkey (Uncertain Mint, Western Asia Minor) British Museum is closed 24, 25 and 26 December and 1 January, but is open every other day of the year. Fast facts about the British Museum: Founded: 1753, Collection size: 8 million objects, Oldest object in the collection: Stone chopping tool (nearly 2 million years old).

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