Alexander The Great Silver Drachm
This Alexander The Great Silver Drachm is a beauty! Few names resonate in history like that of General Alexander the Great of Macedon. Even today 2,350 years after his death Coinage issued under Alexander are highly desirable and are sought after by all sorts of collectors.
A Silver Drachm Like this...Will Sell Quickly!
We are pleased to offer this remarkably high end silver drachm graded by NGC Ancients. Because it has been certified in choice mint state condition, it is highly desirable. It also has received the fine style designation, which implies it to be of the highest artistic quality. Furthermore, this particular coin is known to be a lifetime issue. This means it was struck while Alexander was still alive. Coins that were issued after his death are referred to as a posthumous issue.
Front & Back of this Coin:
Overall the look of this Silver Drachm is remarkable and it is hard to believe that it was struck nearly 2400 years ago. This coin's silver is bright white, flashy, and the strike is absolutely solid. You will find the obverse depicts Hercules facing right in lifelike fashion wearing a lion skin helmet.
The reverse shows Zeus seated upon a throne holding a scepter in his left hand but an eagle is perched on his right hand. You can clearly make out the muscularity features of Zeus and the centering on the back of the coin is absolutely perfect.
Is this Coin is For Sale?
We have only one of these Alexander The Great Silver Drachms available, and expect it to sell quickly given the low price point and all of the features described above. Ancient coins are a remarkable area of the numismatic marketplace. Coins issued under famous generals or noteworthy leaders are highly desirable today—particularly those in such a remarkably high state of preservation.
Have questions about this coin? Then be sure to call our ancient coin advisor to learn more. This type of coin is a rare find, so it would definitely be a great addition for ancient coin collectors and investors alike!