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    Macedonian Kingdom. Alexander III 'the Great'. 336-323 B.C. AR tetradrachm (28 mm, 16.67 g, 11 h). Tarsos, ca. 327-323 B.C. Head of young Herakles right, wearing lion's skin headdress / Zeus seated left on throne, holding eagle and scepter; in left field, plow. Price 3033. VF, surface marks, small area of find patina on edge.

    A late lifetime issue of Alexander the Great probably struck from the silver from the Persian treasury to pay soldiers returning to Greece at the end of the eastern campaigns.


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