ALEXANDER THE GREAT SILVER TETRADRACHM – POSTHUMOUS ISSUE OF MESAMBRIA WITH ΠPO AND HPA CONTROLS – XF NGC GRADED GREEK THRACE COIN (Inv. 16418)
MACEDONIAN KINGDOM. Alexander III, the Great. 336–323 BC.
Silver tetradrachm, 16.51 g, 35 mm, posthumous issue minted at Mesambria, Thrace, ca. 175-125 BC
Obv. Head of young Herakles right in lion skin headdress, with the features of Mithridates VI of Pontus.
Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ, Zeus enthroned left, holding eagle and scepter, ΠPO above helmet in left field, HPA on throne.
NGC graded XF, Strike 5/5, Surface 3/5, “edge cut”, struck on a medallic planchet.