Kings of Macedon. Tarsos mint, "officina A". Alexander III "the Great" 336-323 BC.
Struck under Balakros or Menes, circa 333-327 BC
Head of Herakles to right, wearing lion skin headdress, paws tied beneath chin / ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ, Zeus seated left on low-backed throne, his feet resting on a low foot rest, holding long scepter in his left hand and, in his right, eagle standing right with closed wings, pellet above strut.
Price 2990; Newell, Tarsos, Series I, 1.
The present Tetradrachm is from the first series struck at Tarsos under Alexander III.
- Kings of Macedonia
- Alexander III (336-323 BC)
- Year/Period and Variation
- Tarsos. Struck under Balakros or Menes, circa 333-327 BC