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bgr_686667 - MACEDONIA - MACEDONIAN KINGDOM - ALEXANDER III THE GREAT Tétradrachme

MACEDONIA - MACEDONIAN KINGDOM - ALEXANDER III THE GREAT Tétradrachme XF
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Price : 480.00 €
Type : Tétradrachme
Date: c. 323-320 AC.
Mint name / Town : Macédoine, Amphipolis
Metal : silver
Diameter : 26 mm
Orientation dies : 1 h.
Weight : 17,02 g.
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Monnaie centrée à l’usure régulière. Joli revers. Portrait agréable. Patine grise
Catalogue references :

Obverse


Obverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Obverse description : Tête d'Héraklès à droite, coiffée de la léonté, nouée sous le cou ; grènetis circulaire perlé.

Reverse


Reverse description : Zeus aétophore assis sur un siège sans dossier, nu jusqu'à la ceinture, les jambes parallèles, tenant un aigle posé sur sa main droite et un long sceptre bouleté de la gauche ; dans le champ à gauche, arc dans son goryte (carquois) ; grènetis circulaire perlé.
Reverse legend : BASILEWS/ ALEXANDROU.
Reverse translation : (du roi Alexandre).

Commentary


Tétradrachme frappé du vivant d’Alexandre ou juste après sa mort avec la mention du titre royal (basileus).

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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