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bgr_732975 - MACEDONIA - MACEDONIAN KINGDOM - CASSANDER Tétradrachme

MACEDONIA - MACEDONIAN KINGDOM - CASSANDER Tétradrachme XF
320.00 €(Approx. 348.80$ | 265.60£)
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Type : Tétradrachme
Date: c. 318-317 AC
Mint name / Town : Aké-Ptolémais,Phénicie
Metal : silver
Diameter : 26,5 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 16,17 g.
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire centré. Joli revers. Usure plus marqué sur le visage d’Héraklès. Patine grise
Catalogue references :

Obverse


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

Reverse


Reverse description : Zeus aétophore assis à gauche sur un siège sans dossier, les jambes croisées, nu jusqu'à la ceinture, tenant un aigle posé sur sa main droite et un long sceptre bouleté de la gauche ; dans le champ à gauche, une date araméenne.
Reverse legend : ALEXANDROU.
Reverse translation : (d’Alexandre).

Historical background


MACEDONIA - KINGDOM OF MACEDONIA - CASSANDRE

(319-297 BC)

Coining the name and type of Philip II of Macedon

Cassandra, the first followers, succeeded his father, Antipater in 319 BC He allied himself with 315 Seleucus, Ptolemy and Lysimachus to fight Antigonus and Demetrius. In 311 BC, he killed Roxane and Alexander IV. In 305 BC he took the title of King. Cassandra triumphed Antigone Ipsos where it was killed. He was killed in 297 BC with his son Philip IV and his son Antigonus Gonatas who eventually succeeded him in 283 BC to the death of Demetrius Poliorcetes.

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