As with all of Alexander's imperial tetradrachms, the obverse of the above coin depicts a young (beardless) Herakles/Hercules wearing a lion skin headdress, with the lion's paws tied at his neck.
Alexander The Great (Hercules) Coin Pendant with Greek Key Pattern / Meander, Medium Size
Alexander the Great lifetime tetradrachm from Amphipolis, Macedonia, c. 336-326 BC
|Gender||For Him or Her|
|Historic Period||Era: Classical|
|Material||Solid Sterling Silver|
|Diameter (excluding bails)||25 mm (63⁄64in)|