#9909 SILVER Tetradrachm-320 BC BABYLON !! After the Conquest by Alexander the Great - For Sale
#9909 SILVER Tetradrachm-320 BC BABYLON !! After the Conquest by Alexander the Great
Historical Context: This coin was minted in Babylon about 328 to 310 BC. This ancient and illustrious city was surrendered to Alexander the Great about 331 BC. This city is one of the best known of all ancient cities and was at the height of it's power during the 7th and 6th centuries BC.
Obv: Baal Seated
Rev: Lion Walking - Great Lion !!!
Diameter: 24 mm diameter
(almost the size of a US Quarter but two times as thick)
Condition: Very Fine, Deep Toning