Author Topic: Alexander the Great (c. 336-323 BC), Four Chalkoi, Macedonia, c. 325-310 BC  (Read 259 times)

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Offline Overlord

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Price 386, SNG Alpha Bank 802, Hunterian 332

Obverse: Head of Herakles right wearing Nemean lion headdress
Reverse: BA (acronym for "Basileos Alexandros" or "Of King Alexander") between bow in case and club; trident head right below

Offline Figleaf

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Top notch coin. High relief, yet details are as sharp as summer sunlight. The eyes are particularly well done, saving herkie from the typical vacant stare, but the decoration on the bow case is a nice touch also. The colour reminded me of one of Pellinore's coins of another place and time.

Peter
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Offline Quant.Geek

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Outstanding coin!  :)
A gallery of my coins can been seen at FORVM Ancient Coins