Macedonian Kingdom, Alexander the Great, 336 to 323 BC. Silver tetradrachm.

Ancient Coins - Macedonian Kingdom, Alexander the Great, 336 to 323 BC. Silver tetradrachm.
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Denomination : Silver tetradrachm.  Mint : tentatively attributed to Byblos, although I suspect Arados is more likely.

Date : Price dates this issue from 330 to 320 BC, and while Alexander died in 323 this can be considered a lifetime issue.

Reference : Price-3426.

Size : 26.0 x 27.5 mm.  Weight : 17.18 grams.

Grade : aXF with a strong strike, and good metal.

Obverse : Head of Herakles right, wearing the lion's skin.

Reverse : Zeus seated left, holding a sceptre and eagle, with an AR monogram below his arm, with ALEXANDROU to the right. 

Provenance : ex Darcy Phalen collection.

Price SKU: vcoin5350
US$ 625.00
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  • CAD 777.01

Rates for: 01/15/18

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