Alexander III the Great AR Tetradrachm, Near EF, Arados Mint, Lovely style, 324 -320 B.C.E.

$780.00
SKU:
g967
Maximum Purchase:
1 unit
Shipping:
Calculated at Checkout

ALEXANDER THE GREAT AR TETRADRACHM

Price 3332, Near Extremely Fine, lightly toned, 26mm, 17.18 grams. Lifetime or early posthumous issue, Struck Circa. 324 - 320 B.C.E., Arados Mint

Obverse: Head of Alexander as Herakles in lionskin headdress to right

Reverse: Zeus seated left on throne, holding eagle in right and scepter in left, kerykeion in left field, AP monogram below throne BAΣIΛEΩΣ in exergue, ΑΛΕΞΑΝ∆ΡΟΥ to right

A nice quality example of a WONDERFULLY styled Arados tetradrachm with an lovely old collection patina!
 
Arados is know as ARVAD ארוד in the Bible and its people the ARVADI ארודי.