Kingdom of Macedon. Alexander the Great (336-323 BC). AR Drachm. Sardes, lifetime issue, ca. 334/25-323 BC. Fine style, in MS grade.
Obv: Head of Heracles right, wearing lion skin headdress, paws tied before neck.
Rev: AΛEΞANΔPOY, Zeus seated left on backless throne, left leg drawn back, feet on stool, eagle in right hand, scepter in left; bee in left field, HΘ monogram below strut.
Ref: Price 2563.
Graded by NGC: MS 5/5 4/5 Fine Style
Reverse is of extremely high relief (Zeus´ knee is almost piercing the plastic) and sharply struck.
- Greece (ancient)
- Kingdom of Macedon. AR Drachm,
- Year/Period and Variation
- Alexander the Great (336-323 BC). Sardes, lifetime issue, ca. 334/25-323 BC
- Precious metals
- MS 5/5 4/5 - Fine Style