Date: 336 - 323 BC
Denomination: 17.2 grams
Obverse: Head of young Hercules clad in lion's skin.
Reverse: A?E?AN?POY Zeus seated on backless throne; his legs parallel, holding eagle and scepter. Thunderbolt in left field.
Alexander III, The Great.
Although he began his career as King of Macedon, he spent only the first two years of his reign in his native kingdom, and by the time of his death, at the age of thirty-three, he ruled a vast empire stretching from Greece to India.