ALEXANDROS III THE GREAT, king 336-323 BC. Tetradrachm, posthumous, struck by Ptolemy I, Alexandria or Memphis, about 316-315. AR 17.24 g. Head of Alexander the Great r., wearing elephant skin and ram's horn (of Zeus Ammon). Rev. AlExANdPOY Zeus, nude to waist, seated l. on throne without back rest, holding eagle on his outstretched r. hand, long sceptre with his l. hand; in field l., thunderbolt, beneath seat, PY. Lorber, PCE I, 254,35; Svoronos, Pt. 5,20. Boston 298,2249. Very rare and of some historical interest.
Old cabinet tone. Very high relief on obv. Graffito X on obv. Almost exremely fine
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