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Live auction - bgr_420795 - MACEDONIA - MACEDONIAN KINGDOM - ALEXANDER III THE GREAT Tétradrachme

MACEDONIA - MACEDONIAN KINGDOM - ALEXANDER III THE GREAT Tétradrachme AU
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Estimate : 850 €
Price : 550 €
Maximum bid : 550 €
End of the sale : 14 March 2017 14:08:12
bidders : 1 bidder
Type : Tétradrachme
Date: c. 325-323 AC
Mint name / Town : Sidé, Pamphylie
Metal : silver
Diameter : 27 mm
Orientation dies : 3 h.
Weight : 17,18 g.
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un flan bien centré des deux côtés avec les grènetis visibles. Belle tête d’Héraklès. Joli revers de style fin. Belle patine grise superficielle
Catalogue references :
Predigree :
Cet exemplaire provient du stock de Savoca et de la collection Laurent F

Obverse


Obverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Obverse description : Tête d'Héraklès à droite, coiffée de la léonté.

Reverse


Reverse description : Zeus aétophore assis sur un siège avec dossier, nu jusqu'à la ceinture, tenant un aigle posé sur sa main droite et un long sceptre bouleté de la main gauche ; devant les jambes, une couronne.
Reverse legend : BASILEWS//ALEXANDROU/ DI.
Reverse translation : (du roi Alexandre).

Commentary


Émission frappée du vivant d’Alexandre III le Grand.

Historical background


MACEDONIA - KINGDOM OF MACEDONIA - ALEXANDER THE GREAT III

(336-323 BC)

Coining the name and type of Alexander III the Great

Alexander III the Great was the son of Philip II of Macedonia and Olympias. He was born in 356 BC, when the horses Philippe triumphant Olympics. On the death of his father, who was assassinated in 336 BC, he became king of Macedonia in twenty years. He got on the Thebans and shaves the city which had revolted. In 334 BC, he cut in Asia, after the victory of Granicus, participated in the conquest of the Achaemenid empire, which led him to Persepolis, and the gates of India. Return to Babylon in 325 he married Roxane giving him a son. Two years later, he died without completing his work, thirty-three years.

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