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)|
The ancient Greeks idolized intellect and spirit, while gods shared mortal passions and flaws to make themselves more accessible to humans. Beauty and harmony were truly at the heart of the ancient Greek civilization. This never fails to inspire our intellectual, scientific and spiritual worlds.
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