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Ancient Greece - KINGDOM OF MACEDONIA - Lot of 2 - Alexander the Great (circa 336-323 BC).

Lot reference 12978161
Ancient Greece - KINGDOM OF MACEDONIA - Lot of 2 - Alexander the Great (circa 336-323 BC).

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Quantity: F+/VF.

Condition: VF (Very Fine)
Country: Greece (ancient)

Metal: bronze.
Diameter: 17 mm.
Weight: 5.20 g.
Specimen on a thick oval flan, well centred on both sides. Beautiful portrait of Heracles. Struck a bit softly on the back. Beautiful dark green patina. 

Obverse: Beardless head of Heracles to the right, wearing the lion's hide.
Reverse: Legend between a club with his gorytos and bow:
AΛEΞANΔΡOY. l . Φ .

Rarity type: R1.
Cf: Price 313 ; Muller 799, S 6739v.
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Drachm: F/VF. Specimen on an irregular oval flan with
significant wear. Perforated at 7 o'clock on the right. Patina of
an old collection.

Metal: silver.
Diameter: 15 mm.
Weight: 3.90 g.

Obverse: Head of Heracles, right, wearing the lion hide.
Reverse: Zeus Aetophorous, legs parallel, seated
left on a backless seat, naked to the waist,
holding an eagle perched on his right hand and a long balled
sceptre in the left. AΛEΞANΔΡOΥ,

Cf: SNG Cop 939-41.

Alexander the Great was born in 356 BC, in Pella in Greece
(Macedonia) and died in Babylon in Mesopotamia in 323 BC.
The life of Alexander the Great was exceptional, he became
a legend of antiquity. Crowned king at 20 years old, victorious in
numerous battles, he conquered an immense empire from
Greece all the way to India. With his military successes, he additionally contributed to
the development of Greek culture outside its borders.

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