Alexander the Great, Silver Tetradrachm

Item Reference: C201002234 Sold Share
Kingdom of Macedon, Alexander the Great (336-323 BC). Silver Tetradrachm, posthumous issue, mint of Pella, c. 323-317 BC. Obverse: Head of young Herakles, with the features of Alexander (?) facing…
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Description

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

Silver Tetradrachm, posthumous issue, mint of Pella, c. 323-317 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, bee on flower to left.

(Price 206).

Some areas of weak strike. Extremely Fine.

17.17g.

Specification

Period 336 - 323 BC
Date c. 323-317 BC
Coin Group

Ancient Greece

Denomination

Tetradrachm

Coin Ruler

Alexander III

Country

Thrace and Macedonia

Coin House

Kings of Macedon

Metal

Silver

Mint Mark

Pella

References Rice 206
Weight 17.17 g

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