CARIAN ISLANDS. Rhodes. Ca. late 3rd-early 2nd centuries B...Click the image to load the highest resolution version.
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DescriptionCARIAN ISLANDS. Rhodes. Ca. late 3rd-early 2nd centuries BC. AR tetradrachm (31mm, 17.09 gm, 11h). NGC XF 5/5 - 3/5. Posthumous issue in the name and types of Alexander III the Great of Macedon. Head of Heracles right, wearing lion skin headdress, paws tied before neck / ΑΛΕΞANΔΡOY, Zeus seated left on backless throne, right leg drawn back, feet on ground line, eagle in right hand, scepter in left; monogram above rose in left field, PO below strut. Price 2513 type (similar but different monogram). An attractive portrait.
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