<p dir="ltr">Kingdom Of Macedon Alexander The Great Stater NGC *AU 5/5 Ancient Gold Coin III. Over 8 grams in weight. One of the best looking coins of this type most will ever see. As pictures the coin is not intact in the NGC prongs. The holder is unflawed though. </p>
After Alexander the Great's siege and destruction of Tyre in 332 BC, most other Phoenician cities of the Levant quickly submitted. Sidon went so far as to depose its king, Straton II, for his support of King Darius of Persia.
Gold Stater (19mm, 8.58 gm, 4h). Philip II of Macedon (382-336 BC) was the king (Basileus) of the Ancient Greek kingdom of Macedon from 359 BC until his assassination in 336 BC. The rise of Macedon during the reign of Philip II was achieved in part by his reformation of the Ancient Macedonian army, establishing the Macedonian phalanx that proved critical in securing victories on the battlefield.
Lovely well centered, detailed strike of the best style. In addition to military success, Philip II also enjoyed success through his impressive horse teams. PhilIp II was a accomplished king, and military general often taking Alexander with him at an early age to learn the art of war.