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Alexander III Tetradrachm by Solrac1993 Alexander III Tetradrachm by Solrac1993
Issuer: Alexander III "the Great"
Date ruled: 336-323 BC

Date struck: 332-326 BC (lifetime)
Mint: Amphipolis, Macedon

Denomination: Tetradrachm
Reference: Price 13

Size: 25 mm
Weight: 17.2 g

Obverse: Head of Herakles wearing lion's scalp right
Reverse: Zeus Aëtophoros seated left, legs open, ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ to right; amphora in left field

Appears in: Lighting - which one's better?

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FilipaGrilo Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2013
FEATURED [link] :iconoldarchitecturelover: :love:
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Solrac1993 Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you so much Filipa! I really appreciate it! :glomp: It's the first time someone features my work :D
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GeneralTate Featured By Owner Sep 19, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Excellent specimen
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Solrac1993 Featured By Owner Sep 20, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks! ;)
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GeneralTate Featured By Owner Sep 20, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
No problem ^^
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MrSandmanGR Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2012
¡Qué buena has hecho la fotografía!
Pero Herakles está por la izquierda y Zeus a la derecha. :)
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Solrac1993 Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Muchas gracias, me alegro que te guste! :)
Con "right" y "left" me refiero hacia dónde están mirando Herakles y Zeus. ;)
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MrSandmanGR Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2012
Vale. Entonces tienes razón. :)
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MiSt-Stavi Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
wonderful coin!! are you collector?
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Solrac1993 Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks! Yes, I have a small collection :D I really like ancient artefacts. This one's my favourite ;) Do you also like coins?
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