215-200 BC Greek Alexander The Great, Lesbos Mytilene Rev Zeus AR Tetradrachm ANACS VF 35

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CVC & Collectables presents this 215-200 BC Greek Alexander The Great, Lesbos Mytilene Rev Zeus AR Tetradrachm ANACS VF 35.

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CVC & Collectables presents this 215-200 BC Greek Alexander The Great, Lesbos Tetradrachm certified by ANACS as Very Fine 35. A tetradrachm was worth four times a man’s daily wage. From about the eighth century B.C. the Greek world was characterized by the city-state. Lesbos, Mytilene was an island in North Aegean which today is modern day Greece.

On the obverse of this intriguing coin, you’ll discover the head of Heracles facing right, wearing lion skin headdress, paws tied before neck.  Reverse depicts Zeus seated left on backless throne, right leg drawn back, feet on ground line, eagle in outstretched right hand, grounded scepter in left; lyre above TP monogram in left field. Alexander The Great was born in 356 BCE at Pella in Macedonia, the son of Philip II and Olympias (daughter of King Neoptolemus of Epirus). He was the king of Macedonia, in his time of power he hasd expanded Macedonia emenselesy and acquired a vast amount of land which spread Hellenistic culture to places like Egypt and as far as India. 

With its ANACS certification guaranteeing its Very Fine 35 condition, 215-200 BC Greek Alexander The Great, Lesbos Tetradrachm offers you a tangible connection to the enigmatic Hellenistic culture and the historical tapestry of North Aegean. Whether you’re a numismatist or a history enthusiast, this coin is an invitation to explore the heritage of Hellenistic and the ancient world it represents. Don’t miss the chance to own a piece from ancient greece.

Coin Highlights:

  • Metal: Silver
  • Grade: Very Fine 35
  • Time period: 215-200 BC Lesbos, Mytilene

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Metal Type Silver
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