Alexander the Great and his
Empire used Silver Tetradrachm for coins. The coins featured a picture
of Alexander wearing the royal diadem and ram's horns. These both
are symbolic of Zues Ammon. The coins were the first gor of coins to
have a picture of a human featured on the coin.
Weights and Measures
The basic Greek unit was 'finger', that was equal
to 3/4 inch (19.3 cm). 16 fingers = 1 foot, (30,8 centimeter). 24 fingers
= 1 and a half feet ( or 1 Olympic cubit)
Soft items were measured in 'metretes'.. A 'metrete' was equal to 7
points (9.4 liters). The basic Greek unit of weight was a 'talent', that
was equal to 57 pounds (25.8 kilograms). The Romans later adopted the Greek
system of weights and measures.