ALEXANDER SILVER TETRADRACHM – SELEUCID ISSUE FROM UNCERTAIN MINT 6A PUBLISHED AND PLATED IN TAYLOR – XF NGC GRADED GREEK SELEUCID SELEUKID KINGDOM COIN (Inv. 13552)
MACEDONIAN KINGDOM. Alexander III, the Great. 336–323 BC.
Silver Tetradrachm, early posthumous issue minted at “Uncertain Mint 6A in Babylonia”, ca. 308-304 BC, struck under Seleucid rule.
Obv. Head of young Herakles right wearing the skin of the Nemean lion, within dotted border.
Rev. ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ, Zeus enthroned left, holding scepter and eagle, bee in left field, AY below strut.
SC C67.5c; Price 3439; HGC 9, 10d; SNG Spaer 71 (same obv. die).
Published: Lloyd W. H. Taylor, “From Triparadeisos to Ipsos: Seleukos I Nikator’s Uncertain Mint 6A in Babylonia,” AJN Second Series 27 (2015), pp. 41-97, no. 150 (listed and ILLUSTRATED as plate coin).
NGC graded XF, Strike 5/5, Surface 3/5, “edge punch”.