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Macedon, Silver Tetradrachm of Alexander III "the Great" (336-323 BC) - NGC Ch.AU (Strike: 5/5, Surface: 3/5) HIGH RELIEF/STRUCK 323 BC

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Macedon, Silver Tetradrachm of Alexander III "the Great" (336-323 BC) - NGC Ch.AU (Strike: 5/5, Surface: 3/5) HIGH RELIEF/STRUCK 323 BC

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Why add this High Relief Silver Tetradrachm of Alexander III to your collection of ancient coinage?

Alexander the Great (Alexander III) became king if the Macedonian Empire in 336 BC at the young age of twenty. Historians praise him as being one of the greatest generals of all time, for his leadership skills led to the expansion of the Kingdom into one of the largest empires of the ancient world. This 16.70 gram Silver Tetradrachm was struck in stunning High Relief at the Ake or Tyre Mint, in the year of Alexander's death, 323 BC.

Greek Mythological Figures

Heracles, the mightiest hero of Greek myth is depicted on the obverse, his head draped in the skin of the Nemean Lion. The reverse features Zeus, father to Heracles and king of the gods, seated with legs crossed on a throne facing left, right hand stretched for a perched eagle, left hand gripping a scepter. The inscription behind means "of Alexander."

Graded Choice About Uncirculated by NGC Ancients

This 323 BC Macedonian Kingdom Silver Tetradrachm of Alexander III is graded Ch. AU, Choice About Uncirculated (Sheldon Scale equivalent of 55-58), by NGC Ancients, the ancient coin grading specialists at the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation. Additionally graded 5/5 for strike and 3/5 for surface quality, expect the coin to feature a beautiful High Relief strike, with slight wear on the highest surfaces. Overall, the coin exhibits remarkable full detail with exceptional eye appeal.

Don't wait, add this impressively graded Silver Tetradrachm of Alexander III to your ancient coin collection today!


Year of Issue:336-323 BC
Grading Service:NGC
Grade:Ch. AU