Alexander the Great distater obverse
Alexander III
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AV distater 17.1914 g, 23.3 mm
Macedonian mint 330-323 BC (lifetime issue, see reference 4)
1. 1943. Sylloge Nummorum Graecorum. The Royal Collection of Coins and Medals Danish National Museum. Macedonia Part II. Alexander I - Alexander III. #622. Copenhagen: Munksgaard.
2. 1951. Sylloge Nummorum Graecorum. Volume IV. Fitzwilliam Museum: Leake and General Collections. Part III. Macedonia-Acarnania. #2094. London: The British Academy.
3. Price, Martin Jessop. 1991. The Coinage in the Name of Alexander the Great and Philip Arrhidaeus. Page 108 #171, and Plate I #171a and 171b. Zurich: The Swiss Numismatic Society.
4. Troxell, Hyla A. 1997. Studies in the Macedonian Coinage of Alexander the Great. Numismatic Studies No. 21. Page 100, Table 19. Pages 112-114. Plate 24 #532. New York: American Numismatic Society.
Helmeted head of Athena, helmet decorated with a serpent. Athena is facing right, ringlets of her hair falling below helmet, and curls over visor's edge.
Nike, standing, facing left holding a wreath in her right hand and a stylus in her left. Trident head to the left.