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Greek, Myriandros – 323 BC

Alexander III

From Ancient Galleries

Obverse: Head of Herakles wearing a Lion skin and facing to the right.
Reverse: Zeus Aëtophoros seated facing left holding eagle and sceptre.

LEGEND SYMBOLS
Obv: Head of Herakles facing right, wearing a Lion skin. Rev: Zeus Aëtophoros seated facing left holding eagle in right hand and sceptre in left; monogram in left field and below throne.

 

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DOCUMENTATION
Value: Tetradrachm. Metal: AR Silver. Weight: 17.18 grams. Mint: Myriandros (perhaps Issos as noted by J.D. Bing, “Reattribution of the “Myriandrus” Alexanders: the Case for Issos” AJN 1, 1989). Date: 325-323 BC.
Attribution: Price 3223; Newell, Myriandros 22; SNG München 719 (same obv. die); SNG Alpha Bank; SNG Saroglos 555 (same obv. die).

Legend, Documentation and Attribution

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