Numismatics
Subject: Alexander the Great, King of Macedonia, 356–323 B.C., ruled 336–23 B.C.

Tetradrachm forgery of Alexander III

1800–1900

Bronze

8.2 g, 6:00, 25.3 mm
Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001, Gift of Charles Wyllys Betts, B.A. 1867, M.A. 1871
2001.87.30699
Culture: 
British
Period: 
19th Century
Classification: 
Numismatics
Geography: 
Made in England
Status: 
By appointment
Provenance: 

Charles Wyllys Betts, to about 1887; Yale University Library, New Haven, Conn., from about 1887 to 2001; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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