Alexander The Great, drachm

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  1. Mammothtooth

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    Silver Drachm, Kolophon Mint. Nicely centered and good relief. C04CCE77-4915-4130-8110-DFE49F381B6B.jpeg
     
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  3. expat

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    Always good to see a centered example. Nice one
     
  4. The Meat man

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    Nice! Here is mine.

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  5. Curtis

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    Here's my Colophon Mint Alexander III Drachm

    Two photos of the same coin -- not sure which I lighting I prefer!
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    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)

     
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  6. Mr.MonkeySwag96

    Mr.MonkeySwag96 Well-Known Member

    Here is my drachm of Alexander’s half brother and successor, Philip III. My drachm was also produced at the Kolophon mint:

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    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
     
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  7. GinoLR

    GinoLR Well-Known Member

    This one is another drachm of Philip III:

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    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.
    Price P191
     
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