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Ancient coins => Ancient Greece => Topic started by: sarwar khan on December 27, 2018, 04:23:26 AM

Title: Pls identity that this is Alexender the great coin ?
Post by: sarwar khan on December 27, 2018, 04:23:26 AM
Weight - 14.3 gram
Mint - ?
Metal - Copper
Pls identify mint or ruler name
Thanks in advance (https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20181227/69ccb4a4956b872630de93fa3f678b41.jpg)

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Title: Re: Pls identity that this is Alexender the great coin ?
Post by: Manzikert on December 27, 2018, 03:52:13 PM
Roman provincial, Koinon of Macedonia, 3rd century AD (probably period of Severus Alexander).

Obv. Portrait of Alexander r., AΛЄ[ΣANΔPO]Y round
Rev. Zeus seated l., K[OIN]ON MAK-[ЄΔO]NON NЄ [for NЄΩC] round

Alan
Title: Re: Pls identity that this is Alexender the great coin ?
Post by: sarwar khan on December 27, 2018, 03:59:45 PM
Roman provincial, Koinon of Macedonia, 3rd century AD (probably period of Severus Alexander).

Obv. Portrait of Alexander r., AΛЄ[ΣANΔPO]Y round
Rev. Zeus seated l., K[OIN]ON MAK-[ЄΔO]NON NЄ [for NЄΩC] round

Alan
This is sure that this is Alexander the great coin


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Title: Re: Pls identity that this is Alexender the great coin ?
Post by: Arminius on December 27, 2018, 04:04:13 PM
But issued about 5 centuries after his death.
Title: Re: Pls identity that this is Alexender the great coin ?
Post by: sarwar khan on December 27, 2018, 04:06:36 PM
Roman provincial, Koinon of Macedonia, 3rd century AD (probably period of Severus Alexander).

Obv. Portrait of Alexander r., AΛЄ[ΣANΔPO]Y round
Rev. Zeus seated l., K[OIN]ON MAK-[ЄΔO]NON NЄ [for NЄΩC] round

Alan
Thanks manzikert sir

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Title: Re: Pls identity that this is Alexender the great coin ?
Post by: sarwar khan on December 27, 2018, 04:06:55 PM
But issued about 5 centuries after his death.
Thanks Arminius sirji

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Title: Re: Pls identity that this is Alexender the great coin ?
Post by: sarwar khan on December 27, 2018, 04:19:04 PM
But issued about 5 centuries after his death.
I mean that this is Alexander 3rd , issue coin

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Title: Re: Pls identity that this is Alexender the great coin ?
Post by: Arminius on December 27, 2018, 06:16:09 PM
I mean that this is Alexander 3rd , issue coin

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Actually not.
It´s a Roman provincial coin struck about 220-240 AD., commemorating him with the portrait obverse, but issued about 500 years after his death (Alexander III of Macedon (20/21 July 356 BC – 10/11 June 323 BC.).