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Alexander III The Great, Macedonian Kingdom, 336 - 323 B.C., Lifetime Issue. Ionia, Miletos mint.
Silver Drachm, MŁller Alexander 763; SNG Cop 895; SNG Alpha Bank 629; SNG Saroglos 771; SNG MŁnchen - ; Price 2090, Choice good Very Fine , as found Superb Fine Style, toned, centered, bumps and marks, Ionia, Miletos mint, weight 4.004g, maximum diameter 18.0mm, die axis 0o, struck between 325 - 323 B.C.,.
Obverse ; head of Alexander the Great as Herakles right, clad in Nemean Lion scalp headdress tied at neck.
Reverse ; AΛEΞAN∆POY ( means " Of Alexander " in Ancient Greek ), Zeus seated left on throne without back, nude to the waist, himation around hips and legs, feet on footstool, right leg forward, eagle in extended right hand, long scepter topped with lotus vertical behind in left hand, ∆H monogram left.


*Lifetime issue. This coin was issued during the lifetime and rule of Alexander the Great. Most Alexander coins were issued after his death.

*Alexander the great believed if the world ruled by one king or leader , will be better for all.
Alexander the great was considered a god after his death.



FORVM Ancient Coins. / From The Sam Mansourati Collection.
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Canaan  [Dec 16, 2018 at 03:55 AM]
congratulations, dear Sam
Sam  [Dec 16, 2018 at 10:48 PM]
Thank you, Canaan, those are old coins, I am just starting new collection for Alexander III the Great, Lifetime Issues only.
Canaan  [Dec 17, 2018 at 01:55 PM]
Great choice and high taste, good luck