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Coin depicting Alexander the Great wearing an elephant-scalp headdress.

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Coin depicting Alexander the Great wearing an elephant-scalp headdress.

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Title
Coin depicting Alexander the Great wearing an elephant-scalp headdress.
Names
Whitney, John Henry Ellsworth (1840-1891) (Wood-engraver)
Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Money -- Ancient

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1887
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC-WON MONE-Anc
Topics
Alexander, the Great, 356-323 B.C
Antiquities
Money
Headdresses -- To 499
Coins -- To 499
Profile portraits
Notes
Content: Printed on image: "Portrait of Alexander the Great, coin of Alexander Aegus, 323-311 B.C." Includes additional text.
Physical Description
Line photoengravings
Extent: 1 print : b ; 21.7 x 14.4 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 86779140-c5be-012f-b733-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1840: Creator Born
  • 1887: Issued
  • 1891: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Coin depicting Alexander the Great wearing an elephant-scalp headdress." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1887. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-19b7-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Coin depicting Alexander the Great wearing an elephant-scalp headdress." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 24, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-19b7-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1887). Coin depicting Alexander the Great wearing an elephant-scalp headdress. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-19b7-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Coin depicting Alexander the Great wearing an elephant-scalp headdress.