Macedonian Kingdom

$348.00

Alexander the Great.

Silver Drachm.

Hercules- Son of Zeus & Alcmena. Mythical ancestor of Alexander. Regularly wears the skin of the nemean lion as a cloak and the lion’s mask, with teeth in place forms a covering for his head.

Alexander the Great- Son of Philip II educated by Aristotle. Died of illness at age 33.

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Alexander the Great.

Silver Drachm.

Hercules- Son of Zeus & Alcmena. Mythical ancestor of Alexander. Regularly wears the skin of the nemean lion as a cloak and the lion’s mask, with teeth in place forms a covering for his head.

Alexander the Great- Son of Philip II educated by Aristotle. Died of illness at age 33.

Additional information

Origin

Ancient Greece

Date

336 – 323 B.C.

Obverse

Head of young Hercules clad in lion's skin.

Reverse

Zeus seated on throne holding eagle and sceptre. Father of the Gods.


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