THRACE. Mesembria. Ca. 250-175 BC. AR tetradrachm (16.52 g...Click the image to load the highest resolution version.
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DescriptionTHRACE. Mesembria. Ca. 250-175 BC. AR tetradrachm (16.52 gm). NGC Choice AU 5/5 - 3/5, light scratch. Posthumous issue in the name and types of Alexander III the Great of Macedon, ca. 250-175 BC. Head of Heracles right, wearing lion-skin headdress, paws tied before neck / AΛEΞANΔPOY | BAΣIΛEΩΣ, Zeus enthroned left, right leg drawn back, feet on ground line, eagle in right hand, scepter in left; ME monogram in inner left field, Corinthian helmet left below strut. Price 978 var. (helmet right).
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