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Greek, Macedonian Kingdom, Alexander III The Great, 336 - 323 B.C.
Silver drachm, Price 2090A, ADM I 80 (same dies), VF, 4.214g, 16.0mm, 0o, Miletos mint, lifetime issue, c. 325 - 323 B.C.; obverse Herakles' head right, clad in Nemean lion scalp headdress tied at neck, K on lion's jaw behind Herakles' ear; reverse ΑΛΕΞΑΝ∆ΡΟΥ ( means " Of Alexander " in Ancient Greek ), Zeus seated left, legs uncrossed, right leg forward, feet on footstool, eagle in extended right, long scepter vertical behind in left, monogram before;

EX; FORVM Ancient Coins.
Lifetime Issue! Signed by the artist!(?) The K behind Herakles ear had traditionally been identified as the signature of the artist. Matt Kreuzer, however, believes the K (the Greek numeral 20) was used c. 325 B.C. to introduce the Attic drachm to Miletos by indicating either that 20 of these was equal to a gold stater, or that one of these drachm was equal to 20 of the 3 to 4 gram bronzes circulating at the time.
*With my sincere thank and appreciation , Photo and Description courtesy of FORVM Ancient Coins Staff.

From The Sam Mansourati Collection.
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shanxi  [Apr 11, 2014 at 06:14 PM]
beautiful and interesting, that's the best combination
Sam  [Apr 11, 2014 at 11:02 PM]
Thank you so much , Shanxi . I hope one day you find a better one .
SPQR Matt  [Apr 13, 2014 at 04:05 AM]
That is an amazing portrait! Congratulations! If it is a signed die, I imagine it was because the engraver was proud of his work.
Sam  [Apr 13, 2014 at 11:55 AM]
Thank you so much , Matt . And yes indeed .
Randygeki(h2)  [Apr 19, 2014 at 09:57 AM]
Definitely a nice one
Sam  [Apr 19, 2014 at 11:27 AM]
Thank you , Randy.
Jay GT4  [Apr 19, 2014 at 06:57 PM]
Great piece
Sam  [Apr 21, 2014 at 11:31 PM]
Thank you so much GT , I am glad you like it.