Alexander the Great AE13!

Discussion in 'World Coins' started by Windchild, Mar 6, 2013.

  1. Windchild

    Windchild Punic YN, Shahanshah

    Another one of my Ancient coins...

    Alexander III, the Great!


    Macedonian Kingdom
    Alexander III the Great
    c.323-315 BC
    Facing gorgon at center of ornamented Macedonian shield
    (no legend)
    Macedonian helmet
    B | A
    Caduceus below
    Price 3158; Müller --

    Another purchase that some have seen before...

    Can someone check my Attribution?
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  3. Mat

    Mat Ancient Coincoholic

    Nice coin!
  4. Bing

    Bing Illegitimi non carborundum Supporter

    Tour attribution look right. I've seen this one before and I posted my Price 3162 which is only slightly different. The helmet on yours is outstanding
  5. Ripley

    Ripley Senior Member

    One of mine -
  6. Windchild

    Windchild Punic YN, Shahanshah

    Thanks Bing :D

    I bought it because of the helmet...

    It was either a coin with an average of both sides or a coin with a great Helmet and a little worse shield... Well worth it IMO :D
  7. Bing

    Bing Illegitimi non carborundum Supporter

    What the heck. I might as well post my image as well.

    Alexander III AE Half Unit
    OBV: Gorgoneion in the center of a Macedonian shield
    REV: Macedonian helmet; caduceus and NK monogram flanking below (Struck under Nikokreon)
    Struck at Salamis, Cyprus, 323-315 BC
    4.9g, 15mm
    Price 3162
    Alexander III_2 obv.jpg Alexander III_2 rev.jpg
  8. ValiantKnight

    ValiantKnight I AM the Senate! Supporter

    Very nice coins. I'm not really into Greeks and only have one, but I want this type to be my next one if I ever get the Greek itch again.
  9. John Anthony

    John Anthony Ultracrepidarian Supporter

    I'll add this to your thread even though I posted it elsewhere. A coin issued by Alexander the Great's father...

  10. stevex6

    stevex6 Random Mayhem

    helmet a.jpg helmet b.jpg

    => great coin WC!!

    => I also have one of these babies (this coin is probably "my" thriftiest coin-purchase ... and yes, I admit that ain't sayin' much ... only $30, delivered)
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