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Ancient Coin with Alexander the Great

$5,050.00

Ancient coin featuring Alexander the Great.  Athena seated, holding Nike, Goddess of Victory, on reverse.

  • Set in 22k yellow gold, hand made in Bali
  • 24inch, 18 gold and blackened silver hand made chain
  • authenticated, very fine coin
  • From Thrace, Lysimachos
  • 297-281 BC, AR Tetradrachm 

This coin is one of the few types which scholars have identified as featuring an actual portrait of Alexander the Great.  He is depicted here wearing the horn of Ammon as symbolic of his posthumous deification.  

 

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