A very small percentage were actually struck during his short lifespan and only from 336 to 323 BC--a mere 13 years! Minted in Tyrethe site of Alexander the Great's Spectacular Siegeone of his most famous Battles. Tyre, Phoenicia mint, Lifetime issue, dated RY (Regnal Year) 22 of Azemilkos (328/327 BC), King of Tyre and with the Persian fleet during its siege by Alexander the Great in 332 BCsubsequently, Alexander spared Azemilkos life.
Obverse: Head of Herakles right, wearing lion's skin. DCA 736; Price 3254 (Ake). For the reattribution of the Alexander series of Ake (Price) to Tyre, see A.
Lemaire, Le monnayage de Tyr et celui dit d'Akko dans la deuxième moitié du IV siècle avant J. Le Rider, Alexander the Great: Coinage, Finances, and Policy (Philadelphia: American Philosophical Society, 2007), pp. VF overall, obverse with some roughness, reverse especially attractivenicer in hand.All illustrations are of the actual item offered. The authenticity of all pieces is fully guaranteed. Images are not actual size. Please see description for actual measurements. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Coins: Ancient\Greek (450 BC-100 AD)". The seller is "zeus_gallery" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.