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GREEK, Macedonian Kingdom, Alexander III the great, Tetradrachm
struck by Kassandros in the name of Alexander III

Pella
317-314 BC
head of young Heracles in lionskin right
Zeus AŽtophoros enthroned left, holding eagle and scepter
boeotian shield left; snake under the throne
AΛEΞANΔPOY
Price 249; SNG Copenhagen 728. Muller 754
17,19g

ex CNG
ex Aurea auction 49
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Lloyd  [Aug 14, 2013 at 12:04 AM]
Nicely detailed with an interesting rendition of the whiskers on the upper jaw of lionskin head dress and a classic western portrayal of Zeus Aetophorus, plus an excellent state of preservation.
mihali84  [Aug 29, 2013 at 07:08 PM]
Beautiful example! Elegant style and excellent surface!
Sam  [Sep 21, 2014 at 11:50 PM]
Amazing.