Macedonian Kingdom, Alexander the Great, 336 to 323 BC. Silver tetradrachm. Struck long after he died.

Ancient Coins - Macedonian Kingdom, Alexander the Great, 336 to 323 BC. Silver tetradrachm. Struck long after he died.
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Posthumous issue.

Denomination : Silver tetradrachm.  Mint : Alabanda

Date : ca. 173 to 167 BC.

Reference : Price-2464, Muller 1147

Size : 30.4 x 33.0 mm. Weight : 16.58 grams.

Grade : gVF with a very fine style reverse, on a very broad flan.

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

Reverse : Zeus seated left, holding a sceptre and eagle, with ALEXANDROY to the right, and pegasus flying left below his arm, and an E below the throne.

The reverse on this coin is one of the most attractive I have seen on any Alexander III tetradrachm.

Price SKU: vcoin1299
US$ 385.00
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Rates for: 01/19/18

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