Gorgeous Extra Fine State Alexander III Tetradrachm. Authentic ancient Greek Silver coin. Alexander III the Great of Macedon AR Tetradrachm.King of Macedonia 336-323 BC. Head of Heracles wearing lion's skin headdress right. Zeus seated left, holding eagle and scepter, monogram to left and below throne. (20/21 July 356 10/11 June 323 BC), commonly known as Alexander the Great. , Aléxandros ho Mégas from the Greek alexo "to defend, help" + aner "man", was a king of. In 356 BC, Alexander was tutored by. Until the age of 16. By the age of thirty, he had created one of the.
He was undefeated in battle and is considered one of history's most successful commanders. To the throne in 336 BC after Philip was assassinated. Upon Philip's death, Alexander inherited a strong kingdom and an experienced army.
He was awarded the generalship of Greece and used this authority to launch his father's military expansion plans. In 334 BC, he invaded. Alexander broke the power of Persia in a series of decisive battles, most notably the battles of. He subsequently overthrew the Persian King. And conquered the entirety of the.
At that point, his empire stretched from the. Seeking to reach the "ends of the world and the Great Outer Sea", he. In 326 BC, but was eventually forced to turn back at the demand of his troops. In 323 BC, without executing a series of planned campaigns that would have begun with an invasion of. In the years following his death, a series of civil wars tore his empire apart, resulting in several states ruled by the.
Alexander's surviving generals and heirs. Alexander's legacy includes the. Twenty cities that bore his name.
Alexander's settlement of Greek colonists and the resulting spread of Greek culture in the east resulted in a new. Aspects of which were still evident in the traditions of the. Alexander became legendary as a classical hero in the mold of. And he features prominently in the history and myth of Greek and non-Greek cultures.He became the measure against which military leaders compared themselves, and. Throughout the world still teach his tactics.
Kingdom of Macedon, Silver Tetradrachm, Graded by NGC as Extra Fine. The Strike is 5/5 and Surface is 2/5. This coin weighs 17.04 grams. This coin is set in a double thick NGC holder specially made for ancient coins that are varying in thickness.
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