Odessos, , c. 125 - 70 B.C., Civic Issue in the Types and Name of Alexander the Great
Odessus surrendered to Alexander the Great in 335 B.C. Rule passed to his diadochus , but in coalition with other Pontic cities and the Getae, Odessus rebelled in 313 B.C. After Lysimachus' death in 281, the city reverted to striking in the types and name of Alexander the Great and continued to strike Alexandrine tetradrachms until at least 70 B.C.SH63508. Silver , 1179, VF, , 15.721 g, maximum 29.8 mm, 0o, Odessos (Varna, Bulgaria) mint, c. 125 - 70 B.C.; of Herakles right, wearing lion-scalp headdress; AΛEΞAN∆POY BAΣIΛEΩΣ, Zeus seated left, in right, long in left hand, ∆H under arm, below throne; $360.00 (Ä320.40)
, I Monophthalmus, 323 - 301 B.C., In the Name of Alexander the Great
Antigonos I Monophthalmos ("the One-eyed") (382 B.C. - 301 B.C.) was a nobleman, general, and governor under Alexander the Great. Upon Alexander's death in 323 B.C., he established himself as one of the successors and declared himself in 306 B.C. The most powerful satraps of the empire, Cassander, Seleucus, Ptolemy, and , answered by also proclaiming themselves kings. found himself at war with all four, largely because his territory shared borders with all of them. He died in battle at Ipsus in 301 B.C. Antigonus' kingdom was divided up, with Seleucus I Nicator gaining the most. His son, Demetrius I Poliorcetes, took Macedon, which the family held, off and on, until it was conquered by in 168 B.C. -- , the free encyclopediaGS84682. Silver , 1801, 1336, 613, 1743, -, VF, well struck with high relief dies, very light corrosion, scratches, 4.199 g, maximum 16.5 mm, 0o, , Kolophon (near Degirmendere Fev, Turkey) mint, c. 310 - c. 301 B.C.; of Herakles right, clad in scalp headdress tied at neck; AΛEΞAN∆POY, Zeus AŽtophoros seated left on throne without back, nude to the waist, around hips and legs, right leg drawn back, feet on footstool, in extended right hand, long vertical behind in left hand, B left, N under throne; $170.00 (Ä151.30)
, The Great, 336 - 323 B.C.
Lifetime issue! This coin was issued during the lifetime and rule of Alexander the Great. Most Alexander coins were issued after his death.
Myriandrus (or Myriandros) was an ancient Phoenician town and seaport located near the modern city of Iskenderun, Turkey. In 233 B.C., Alexander the Great intended to ambush of Darius III of at Myriandrus but in the end the battle took place near Issus. SH90196. Silver
, 3230, 1298, 27, gF, high relief, burnished areas, 16.073 g, maximum 28.3 mm, 135o, Myriandros (near Iskenderun, Turkey) mint, 325 - 323 B.C.; of Herakles right, clad in scalp headdress tied at neck; AΛEΞAN∆POY, Zeus enthroned left, throne without back, right leg forward (archaic lifetime ), feet on footstool, in extended right hand, long vertical behind in left hand, over club in left, Myriandrus under throne; ex CNG auction 324, of lot 691; SOLD
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