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Gorgeous Ancient Greek Drachm of Alexander The Great

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Gorgeous Ancient Greek Drachm of Alexander The Great
THIS IS AN SUPERB ANCIENT GREEK COIN OF "ALEXANDER THE GREAT". Ancient Greek Bronze Drachm of the Macedonian Kingdom Alexander III,(The Great) 356 - 323 BC. Alexander's expedition brought significant improvements of geography and natural history. His achievements mark a decisive moment in the World history. The Roman Empire, the spread of Christianity as a world religion, and the thousand years of Byzantium were all in part the consequences of Alexander's conquests. Ruler: King Alexander The Great - Origin: Macedonian Kingdom. - Period: 356 - 323 BC Type: Bronze Obverse: Head of Herakles (Hercules) in lionskin head dress right. Reverse: ALEXANDROU (in ancient Greek) between club and bow in case. Reference: Wildwinds - SNG ANS 913 Type: Bronze Size: 18mm Condition: Very Fine

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