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Alexander III AR Drachm
Kings of Macedon Alexander III the Great, 336-323 BC

Head of Herakles in lion skin facing right

AΛEΞANΔPOY in right field, Zeus enthroned facing left holding eagle and sceptre; double-head (bipennis) axe beneath throne, circled ΠPYA monogram in left field.

Price 2148; Thompson DM 260; Newell 49.


Struck under Demetrios Poliorketes ca. 300-294 BC at Ionia, Miletos Mint.

Some encrustations remain around Zeus

Sold Forum Auction May 2019
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Album name:Jay GT4 / SOLD COINS
Keywords:Alexander III Demetrios Poliorketes Zeus eagle bipennis axe Hercules Herakles Lion skin
File Size:178 KB
Date added:Apr 22, 2010
Dimensions:1200 x 578 pixels
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David Atherton  [Apr 22, 2010 at 07:13 PM]
This is really quite nice. I love the portrait.
Randygeki(h2)  [Apr 23, 2010 at 06:26 PM]
yeah, awsme portrait