Author Topic: Macedonian Kingdom: Alexander III ' the Great' (336-323 BCE) AR Tetradrachm  (Read 153 times)

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Offline Quant.Geek

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Macedonian Kingdom: Alexander III ' the Great' (336-323 BCE) AR Tetradrachm, Arados (Price 3332; SNG Alpha Bank 675; SNG Saroglos 579-81)

Obv: Head of Herakles right, wearing lion's skin headdress
Rev: Zeus AĆ«tophoros seated left, holding sceptre; AΛEΞANΔPOY to right, BAΣIΛEΩΣ in exergue, kerykeion in left field, AP monogram
Dim: 25 mm, 17.13 g, 3 h


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Offline Figleaf

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Basically as struck. Wonderful detail that enables a comparison with the style of Achaemenid coins and reflexion on wild Alexander's accomplishment ... or luck.

Peter
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