Macedonian Kingdom - Tetradrachm of Alexander III (Posthumous issue)

Ancient Coins - Macedonian Kingdom - Tetradrachm of Alexander III (Posthumous issue)
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Babylon mint 315-311BC.  This type is attributed to the rule of Peithon.  In 315BC Antigonas forced Seleucos I to flee from Babylon.  He put Peithon in his place as Satrap of Babylon.  Prior to this he had been the Satrap of Media - appointed by Alexander.

Some very minor cleaning scratches.

Obv: Bust of Heracles wearing a lionskin right

Rev: Zeus seated left on a throne holding a scepter and eagle " BASILEWS ALEXANDROU"

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