Discussion in 'Ancient Coins' started by Mammothtooth, Sep 28, 2022.
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Two photos of the same coin -- not sure which I lighting I prefer!
Just to mix it up a bit, here are a couple more small Alexanders but not from Colophon (including a Hemidrachm from Babylon & some Celtic imitatives)
PHILIP III ARRHIDAIOS OF MACEDON AR DRACHM, 323 - 300 B.C.E. Price P44, Muller P51, Very Fine+, 18.4mm, 4.30 grams, Struck Circa. 323 - 319 B.C.E., Colophon Mint Obverse: Head of (Alexander as) Herakles wearing lion skin to right Reverse: Zeus Aëtophoros seated to left, ΦIΛIΠΠOY to right, lyre to left, A below throne
Philip III Arrhidaeus, AR drachm, Babylon mint c. 323-317
Obv.: Head of Herakles to right, wearing lion skin
Rev.: Zeus Aëtophoros seated to l., holding sceptre, ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ below, ΦΙΛΙΠΠOY to r.; wheel above monogram in left field, monogram below throne. Graffito in upper left field.
Separate names with a comma.