ALEXANDER THE GREAT SILVER TETRADRACHM – POSTHUMOUS YEAR 38 ISSUE OF AKE OR TYRE – CHOICE VF NGC GRADED GREEK PHOENICIA COIN (Inv. 16553)
MACEDONIAN KINGDOM. Alexander III, the Great. 336–323 BC.
Silver AR tetradrachm, 17.08 g, 28 mm, posthumous dated emission minted at either Ake or Tyre, RY 38 of Azemilkos (312/11 BC).
Obv. Head of young Herakles right in lion skin headdress.
Rev. ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ, Zeus enthroned left, holding eagle and scepter, Phoenician ‘Z (king’s name) above Phoenician date in left field.
Price 3295 (Ake); Newell, Dated 44; DCA 737.
NGC graded CHOICE VF, Strike 4/5, Surface 3/5, a nice specimen with full Phoenician date.