Source: Greek, Ruler: Alexander III The Great, Mint: Macedonian Kingdom, Denomination: Tetradrachm, Date: 336-323 BC Reverse: Zeus Obverse: Hercules, Frame: 18K Gold Pendant.
The son of King Phillip II of Macedon, (A province in the north central Greece) Alexander III the great, was one of the most important figures in Greek history. Tutored by the great philosopher Aristotle, Alexander was well prepared for his role as a great King and conqueror. Alexander III Macedon was one of the worlds most successful and famous military commanders.
The obverse of these coins feature Alexander portrayed as the God Hercules wearing a lions skin headdress. The reverse features Zeus, the king of the gods, enthroned and holding an eagle.