Definition of Tetradrachm. Meaning of Tetradrachm. Synonyms of Tetradrachm

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Definition of Tetradrachm

Tetradrachm
Tetradrachm Tet"ra*drachm, Tetradrachma Tet`ra*drach"ma, n. [NL. tetradrachma, fr. Gr. tetra`drachmon; te`tra- (see Tetra-) + drachmh` drachm, drachma.] A silver coin among the ancient Greeks, of the value of four drachms. Note: The Attic tetradrachm was equal to 3s. 3d. sterling, or about 76 cents.

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- Tetradrachm of Abdera Tetradrachm of Troy Tetradrachm of Kyme Tetradrachm of Rhegion Tetradrachm of Naxos Tetradrachm of Aetna, 5th C. BC Tetradrachm...
- used. Donald Wiseman suggests two possibilities. They could have been tetradrachms of Tyre, usually referred to as Tyrian shekels (14 grams of 94% silver)...
- made of silver, with the main currencies being the drachm and tetradrachm. The tetradrachm, which generally weighed around 16 g, was only minted in Seleucia...
- Roman provincial currency was coinage minted within the Roman Empire by local civic rather than imperial authorities. These coins were often continuations...
- successor to a male Ptolemaic ruler. Various coins, such as a silver tetradrachm minted sometime after Cleopatra's marriage with Antony in 37 BC, depict...
- the common obverse of the Athenian tetradrachms after 510 BC and according to Philochorus, the Athenian tetradrachm was known as glaux (γλαύξ, little owl)...
- • Partition of Babylon 323 BC • Wars of the Diadochi 322–275 BC • Battle of Pydna 168 BC Area 323 BC 5,200,000 km2 (2,000,000 sq mi) Currency Tetradrachm...
- Silver tetradrachm of Rhodes showing Helios and a rose (205–190 BC, 13.48 g)...
- now at Museo Pio-Clementino, Vatican Athena portrait by Eukleidas on a tetradrachm from Syracuse, Sicily c. 400 BC Mythological scene with Athena (left)...
- attributes of Eirene on Roman Imperial coins. For example, the reverse of a tetradrachm of Vespasian from Alexandria, 70-71 AD, shows Eirene standing holding...