Kingdom of Macedon, Alexander III



Posthumous. Akko, ca. 311–310 BC. AR tetradrachm, 17.09 gr.

Obv: head of young, beardless Herakles, clad in lionskin, to the right.

Rev: ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ; Zeus Aetophoros seated on throne to the left, with staff, eagle on right, hand; date in Phoenician.

Ref: Price 3292; Muller 1446. From a Dutch collection, acquired privately from Tradart, Geneva, in the 1990’s.

Rare emission, well struck in high relief. Extremely fine.