Alexander the Great, Posthumous Silver Drachm

Item Reference: C223009134 Sold Share
Alexander the Great (336 – 323 BC). Posthumous Silver Drachm, mint of Abydos, c. 310 – 301 BC. Obverse: Head of Herakles right, wearing lion skin headdress. Reverse: Zeus Aëtophoros…
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Description

Alexander the Great (336 – 323 BC).

Posthumous Silver Drachm, mint of Abydos, c. 310 – 301 BC.

Obverse: Head of Herakles right, wearing lion skin headdress.
Reverse: Zeus Aëtophoros seated left, holding sceptre; [A]ΛEΞANΔPOY to right, lion walking to right in left field, head reverted, ivy leaf below throne.

(Price 1554; Müller 327).

Good Very Fine.

4.31g.

Specification

Period 336 - 323 BC
Date c. 310 - 301 BC
Coin Group

Ancient Greece

Denomination

Drachm

Coin Ruler

Alexander III

Country

Thrace and Macedonia

Coin House

Kings of Macedon

Metal

Silver

Mint Mark

Abydos

References Price 1554; Müller 327
Weight 4.31 g

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