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  1. Pavlos liked svessien's post in the thread So, is it really Alexander or just Herakles?.

    [ATTACH] The sculpture on the picture is from the National Museum in Rome. Not sure if it is a lifetime portrait, or if the artist took...

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  2. Pavlos liked Severus Alexander's post in the thread So, is it really Alexander or just Herakles?.

    This of course rules out these lion-skin headdress depictions on Macedonian coinage as generally being depictions of Alexander. They're...

    Apr 13, 2021 at 4:44 PM
  3. Pavlos liked Terence Cheesman's post in the thread So, is it really Alexander or just Herakles?.

    There is one slight problem to all of this and it is this coin,[ATTACH]I must report that THIS is NOT my Coin I believe this one is in...

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  4. Pavlos liked Orielensis's post in the thread So, is it really Alexander or just Herakles?.

    I can see the resemblance to the sarcophagus pointed out in the video. I'm not an expert on Greek art, thus I just take this as a more...

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  5. Pavlos liked DonnaML's post in the thread So, is it really Alexander or just Herakles?.

    My only example, a drachm issued under Philip III Arrhidaeus that I bought 35 years ago. I can't tell who it looks like. Macedon,...

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  6. Pavlos liked Severus Alexander's post in the thread So, is it really Alexander or just Herakles?.

    Interesting point. Mostly that list supports the prominent orbitals-wide eyes theory, though there's one coin on that list that might...

    Apr 13, 2021 at 4:44 PM
  7. Pavlos liked ominus1's post in the thread So, is it really Alexander or just Herakles?.

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  8. Pavlos liked Shea19's post in the thread So, is it really Alexander or just Herakles?.

    Very interesting...I had not seen the sculptures on the sarcophagus, definitely a resemblance. Here’s my favorite Alexander/Herakles....

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  9. Pavlos liked Ryro's post in the thread So, is it really Alexander or just Herakles?.

    Excellent and thought provoking thread @Pavlos! Some look like him a lot too me and then some don't at all. Last time I saw ATG we were...

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  10. Pavlos liked medoraman's post in the thread So, is it really Alexander or just Herakles?.

    I agree. I was skeptical of it actually being Alexander at first, but upon looking at the entire corpus of the coins, they bear way too...

    Apr 13, 2021 at 4:43 PM
  11. Pavlos liked Herodotus's post in the thread So, is it really Alexander or just Herakles?.

    It is Alexander portrayed as Hercules. Much how Commodus did the same on coinage some 500 years later. Hercules is often portrayed as...

    Apr 13, 2021 at 4:43 PM
  12. Pavlos liked 7Calbrey's post in the thread So, is it really Alexander or just Herakles?.

    This bronze coin was struck at Alexandria long after the death of Alexander the Great. That was under Ptolemy II to commemorate the...

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  13. Pavlos liked Severus Alexander's post in the thread So, is it really Alexander or just Herakles?.

    I haven't seen any lifetime coins that convincingly portray Alexander – though maybe we'll see some in this interesting thread! – but I...

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  14. Pavlos liked Only a Poor Old Man's post in the thread So, is it really Alexander or just Herakles?.

    It is my opinion, and also think the most widespread one, that it is Alexander the Great in a Heracles cosplay. The facial...

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  15. Pavlos liked Ryro's post in the thread Sicily, land of some of the most artistic treasures of antiquity...and these coins as well/Newphotos.

    Ahh, ancient Sicily! [IMG] (Beautiful enough to take the words right out your...I want go there!) Known for its beauty, excellent...

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