Alexander III The Great AR Tetradrachm

Item Reference: C189NM002131 Sold Share
Kingdom of Macedon, Alexander III (The Great) (336-323 BC), Silver Tetradrachm, late lifetime or early posthumous issue, Byblos, c. 330-320 BC. Obverse: Head of Herakles, with the features of Alexander…
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Description

Kingdom of Macedon, Alexander III (The Great) (336-323 BC), Silver Tetradrachm, late lifetime or early posthumous issue, Byblos, c. 330-320 BC.

Obverse: Head of Herakles, with the features of Alexander (?) facing right wearing lion skin headdress.
Reverse: Zeus seated left on throne, holding sceptre in left hand and eagle on outstretched right, ΑΛΕΞΔΝΔΡΟΥ, AP monogram in left field.

(Price 3426; Muller 1375).

Extremely Fine.

17.19g.

Specification

Period 336 - 323 BC
Date c. 330-320 BC
Coin Group

Ancient Greece

Denomination

Tetradrachm

Coin Ruler

Alexander III

Country

Thrace and Macedonia

Coin House

Kings of Macedon

Metal

Silver

Mint Mark

Byblos

References Price 3426; Muller 1375
Weight 17.19 g

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