A silver Alexander the Great Drachm (ca. 336 - 323 BCE) set as a bracelet


$3,500 USD

A foiled 14 karat gold bracelet with an Alexander the Great drachm coin set between two diamond circles, the reverse facing up depicting the divine Zeus seated on a throne facing left, one leg crossed behind the other, an eagle perched in his outstretched right hand, a long scepter in his left, and a torch underneath, ANAPOYAPOY (of Alexander) to the right, a monogram H to the left The obverse depicting a portrait of Herakles (Roman Hercules) facing right, wearing the famed lion skin headdress.

Dimensions: Length: 6 1/4 inches (15.9 cm), Weight: 20.3 g

Condition: Intact and in excellent condition overall.

Provenance: Ex. private collection of S.H., Washington state, acquired from California dealer in the 1990's.

Category: $1000 - $5000, Coins, Gold, Jewelry

Type: Greek