Alexander the Great, Silver Tetradrachm, Amphipolis

Item Reference: C190001364 Sold Share
Kingdom of Macedon, Alexander the Great (336-323 BC). Silver Tetradrachm, posthumous issue, mint of Amphipolis, c. 320-317 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 Amphipolis, c. 320-317 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, Π below, aplustre to left.

(Price 129).

Extremely Fine. Attractive collection tone.

17.23g.

Specification

Period 336 - 323 BC
Date c. 320-317 BC
Coin Group

Ancient Greece

Denomination

Tetradrachm

Coin Ruler

Alexander III

Country

Thrace and Macedonia

Coin House

Kings of Macedon

Metal

Silver

Mint Mark

Amphipolis

References Price 129; Muller 280
Weight 17.23 g

Provenance

Ex Roma Auction XI, 7/4/16, Lot #206.

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