Greek Coin of Macedonian Kingdom Alexander III the Great – King of Macedonia: 336-323 B. Solid Gold 27MM wide X 4MM thick (22.7 grams) Ake or Tyre mint, struck 307/306 B. NIce Chunky coin with beautiful luster. Bought the coin from an estate sale 15 years ago in Miami. The obverse shows wear and reverse as well on the rim of the coin. The coin has been xrayed to be solid gold Alexander the Great, A king (basileus in Greek) of the Ancient Greek kingdom of Macedonia. Born in the city of Pella in 356 BC. By age 20, Alexander succeeded his father Philip II to the throne as king. He spent most of his years as king in an unprecedented military campaign of conquest through Asia, northeast Africa and even India. By age 30 he created the biggest empires in the ancient world, reaching from Greece to India. Being undefeated in battle, many consider him as one of history’s most successful military commanders. He could be considered one of history’s most important figures, having spread the Greek civilization far and wide, and was even admired by Julius Caesar. Please review pictures to avid return. The item “ALEXANDER III the GREAT 307BC Tyre Ancient Gold Greek Coin” is in sale since Friday, August 9, 2019. This item is in the category “Antiques\Antiquities\Greek”. The seller is “liamscollegemoney” and is located in New York, New York. This item can be shipped to United States.
- Provenance: Ownership History Not Available
- Material: Solid Gold Stater
Alexander III the Great. Head of Herakles right, wearing lion skin. / Zeus Aëtophoros seated left; in left field, Demeter, holding torches, standing facing; monogram below throne. The item “Alexander the Great Drachm Lifetime struck Greek Genuine Solid 18K Gold coin” is in sale since Tuesday, November 20, 2018. This item is in the category “Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ Ancient\Greek (450 BC-100 AD)”. The seller is “noah_chest” and is located in default, NO. This item can be shipped worldwide.
This stunning gold stater minted under King Lysimachos depicts one of the earliest known portraits of Alexander the Great, in superb Hellenistic style, dating to 297 – 281 BC. The obverse shows the now deified King, Alexander the Great. He is shown facing right, his wild, unruly hair held down by a thin diadem, the horn of Ammon curling over his ear, clearly identifying him as Alexander. The reverse with the goddess Athena enthroned left, holding Nike in her extended right hand, resting left elbow on shield with aegis. Material: Genuine 18 K Solid Genuine GOLD. Weight : 4.5 grams. The item “Alexander the Great Goddess Nike Holding Bird Athena Solid 18K Gold Coin” is in sale since Monday, November 13, 2017. This item is in the category “Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ Ancient\Greek (450 BC-100 AD)”. The seller is “nightingale_box” and is located in Bangkok, default. This item can be shipped worldwide.