Alexander the Great III AR Tetradrachm Coin 336-323 BC - Certified NGC Ch AU. (very high quality NGC grade of CHOICE ABOUT UNCIRCULATED as higher grade than AU and only one grade down from Mint State). Babylon, struck under Stamenes or Archon. Head of Herakles, wearing lion skin headdress / AEANPOY Zeus seated left on low throne, holding long scepter in his left hand and eagle standing right with closed wings in his right.
Macedonian Kingdom Alexander III the Great King of Macedonia: 336-323 B. C, From the earliest series of staters of Alexander.NGC graded Ch AU (Choice About Uncirculated) has amazing detail after over 2,300 years. Best known as Alexander the Great, he was a king (basileus in Greek) of the Ancient Greek kingdom of Macedonia. He was 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 reached India. By age 30 he created one of the biggest empires in the ancient world, reaching from Greece to northwestern India. Being undefeated in battle, many consider him as one of historys most successful military commanders. He could be considered one of historys most important figures, having spread the Greek civilization far and wide, and was even admired by Julius Caesar along with many other important historical personages as well.Born in Pella in356 BC, Alexander succeeded his father, Philip II, to the throne at the age of twenty. He spent most of his ruling years on an unprecedented military campaign through Asia and northeast Africa, and by the age of thirty he had created one of the largest empires of the ancient world, stretching from Greece to northwestern India. He was undefeated in battle and is widely considered one of historys most successful military commanders. During his youth, Alexander was tutored by the philosopher Aristotle until the age of 16. After Philips assassination in 336 BC, Alexander succeeded his father to the throne and inherited a strong kingdom and an experienced army. Alexander was awarded the generalship of Greece and used this authority to launch his fathers Panhellenic project to lead the Greeks in the conquest of Persia. In 334 BC, he invaded the Achaemenid Empire, and began a series of campaigns that lasted ten years. He was even Pharaoh of Egypt! This coin being NGC graded Ch AU (Choice About Uncirculated) has amazing detail after over 2,300 years. The item "Alexander the Great III AR Tetradrachm Coin 336-323 BC Certified NGC Ch AU" is in sale since Saturday, July 31, 2021. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ Ancient\Greek (450 BC-100 AD)".
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