Alexander the Great Silver Tetradrachm Very Fine + 336-323 BC

£795.00

This remarkable Silver Tetradrachm hails from the illustrious era of Alexander the Great, the legendary conqueror who left an indelible mark on ancient history. Struck between 336 and 323 BC, this coin bears witness to the vast empire forged by Alexander and the cultural exchange that flourished under his rule.

The obverse features a striking image of a youthful Alexander, donning the iconic lion-skin headdress, symbolizing his association with Hercules. The reverse displays a dynamic depiction of Zeus enthroned, wielding a scepter and eagle, underscoring Alexander’s divine aspirations.

In Very Fine+ condition, this coin retains remarkable detail, showcasing the masterful craftsmanship of the ancient minters. Despite the passage of centuries, the portrait of Alexander and the intricate design elements remain well-defined. The surfaces exhibit a pleasing patina, testament to the coin’s journey through time.

Owning this Tetradrachm is like holding a tangible link to the epoch of Alexander’s conquests and the Hellenistic influence that shaped the ancient world. Whether you’re a seasoned numismatist or a history enthusiast, this coin stands as a testament to the enduring legacy of one of history’s greatest leaders, making it a coveted addition to any collection.

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