Alexander the Great, Silver Tetradrachm

Item Reference: C201008680 Sold Share
Kingdom of Macedon, Alexander the Great (336- 323 BC). Silver Tetradrachm, mint of Corinth, posthumous issue struck under Demetrios Poliorketes, c. 304-290 BC. Obverse: Head of young Herakles, with the…
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Description

Kingdom of Macedon, Alexander the Great (336- 323 BC).

Silver Tetradrachm, mint of Corinth, posthumous issue struck under Demetrios Poliorketes, c. 304-290 BC.

Obverse: Head of young Herakles, with the features of Alexander (?) facing right, wearing a lion skin headdress. Reverse: ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ, Zeus seated left on throne, holding eagle and sceptre, rose and bee to left.

(Price 679).

Good Very Fine. Graffito on reverse.

17.04g.

Specification

Period 336 - 323 BC
Date c. 304-290 BC
Coin Group

Ancient Greece

Denomination

Tetradrachm

Coin Ruler

Demetrios I Poliorcetes

Country

Thrace and Macedonia

Coin House

Kings of Macedon

Metal

Silver

Mint Mark

Corinth

Weight 17.06 g

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