- ID: 156

    Submitter: Jean-Luc

    Added: 1997-12-17

    Alexander III, the Great, 336-323 B.C.

    AR-Dekadrachm, c. 328 B.C.
    Av.: Alexander, on horseback to r., attacking elephant moving r., bearing two riders.
    Rv.: Alexander standing l., holding spear and thunderbolt, to l., Nike flying r. to crown him.
    41,06 g.

    Ref.: cf. M.J. Price, The “Poros” coinage of Alexander the Great, Studio Paulo Naster Oblata (Louvain 1982), pl. 10,2. Coin hoards I, 1975, fig. 64.

    BoC: 17/1, 1992, p.15.

    FAKE – “Galvano Boys”. The new dies for this forgery were made from a coin offered in a Leu sale (Leu 45, 1988, lot 132).

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