ALEXANDER the GREAT LIFETIME SILVER DRACHM COIN. KINGS of MACEDON ALEXANDER III "THE GREAT". RARE Lifetime Issue of Alexander the Great Lifetime drachms are more rare than lifetime tetradrachms! The Vast Majority of coinage struck in the name of Alexander most notably, the Herakles / Zeus type were struck after the death of Alexander and often more than 200 years after he died! This is a rare lifetime issue.Obverse: Head of Herakles right, wearing lion skin headdress. Reverse: Reverse: Zeus Aëtophoros (with eagle) seated left on throne, naked to the waist, holding an eagle on his right hand and a long scepter in left; in left field, Goddess Artemis Phosphoros/Demeter holding two long lit torches; monogram below throne; Legend behind: A? In Greek which follows the round contour of the coin--rare variant as typically lettering is of straight vertical orientation. SNG München 437; SNG Alpha Bank 575; SNG Saroglos 699-700.
Price 1356 "Price" = M. The Coinage in the Name of Alexander the Great... NGC Certified & Graded Ch XF (Choice Extremely Fine). Please note--the only "scratches" are two tiny parallel marks on the obverse edge at 10:00 just below the holder tab.OUR GUARANTEE: All illustrations are of the actual item offered. The authenticity of all pieces is fully guaranteed. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Coins: Ancient\Greek (450 BC-100 AD)". The seller is "zeus_gallery" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.