Colchis Alexander Stater

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published on 20 February 2018
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Pure gold. Weight – 8,5 gr.
d=17/18 mm.

Obverse: Diademed head of Alexander the Great, right, wearing horn of Ammon.

Reverse: Athena Pallas enthroned, left, holding Nike in an open right hand and resting left hand on the arm of the throne. Shield on the backside of the throne. Trident below, dolphins on both sides of trident. The Greek inscription behind the composition –ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ, in front – ΑΚΟΥ.

Mint: Unknown.
Nominal: Stater (8,45 gr.).
Date: The beginning of the 2nd c. BCE (the 80s.)

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