WOW! I 'has' one of Dem! (Post your favorite Alexandrian TeT)

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  1. J.T. Parker

    J.T. Parker Well-Known Member

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  3. Mat

    Mat Ancient Coincoholic

    Great example.

    Alexander III the Great (336 - 323 B.C.)
    AR Tetradrachm
    O: Head of Alexander as Hercules right, wearing lion-skin headdress.
    R: AΛEΞAN∆POY, Zeus enthroned left, right leg forward (archaic lifetime style), eagle in extended right hand, long scepter vertical behind in left hand, bow on left.
    Salamis mint, struck 332-323 B.C.
    Price 3139 ; SNG Alpha Bank 662; Newell. Salamis 7.

    Lifetime Issue
  4. happy_collector

    happy_collector Well-Known Member

    Yours is very nice, J.T. Here is one I got. I like the reverse.

    z-zalexander combined.jpg
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  5. Parthicus

    Parthicus Well-Known Member

    I have one struck in the name of Alexander, but issued by Seleukos I Nikator in Babylon, c. 311-305 BC:
    Seleukos I Babylon.jpg
  6. J.T. Parker

    J.T. Parker Well-Known Member

    Que Bela, Happy_collector! What a stunning reverse! WoZZer!
    Thanks to all who takes/took the time to show & Tell.
    Alex. III should be proud!
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