Alexander the Great, Silver Tetradrachm

Item Reference: C212003160 In Stock Share
Alexander the Great (336-323 BC). Silver Tetradrachm, posthumous issue of Mesembria, c. 175-125 BC. Obverse: Head of Herakles facing right, wearing a lionskin headdress. Reverse: ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ – ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ, Zeus seated…
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Description

Alexander the Great (336-323 BC).

Silver Tetradrachm, posthumous issue of Mesembria, c. 175-125 BC.

Obverse: Head of Herakles facing right, wearing a lionskin headdress.
Reverse: ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ – ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ, Zeus seated left on throne, holding eagle and sceptre, ΔΑ to left.

(Price 1059; HGC 3.2, 1584).

Good Very Fine. Large flan.

16.38g.

Specification

Period 336 - 323 BC
Date c. 175-125 BC
Coin Group

Ancient Greece

Denomination

Tetradrachm

Coin Ruler

Alexander III

Country

Thrace and Macedonia

Coin House

Kings of Macedon

Metal

Silver

Mint Mark

Mesembria

Weight 16.38 g

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