Alexander III of Macedon (356–323 B.C.), better known as Alexander the Great.

 

Alexander III tetradrachms were first struck around 330’s BC.

Alexander-the-Great

The Obverse is Alexander in the guise of the god Heracles wearing a lion scalp.  The reverse  has the seated Greek god Zeus.

Alexander the Great: portrait coins Hellenistic Period

 

Alexander the Great, portrait head on a coin of Lysimachus (323-281 BC)

Obverse: Diademed head of the deified Alexander right, Reverse: Athena enthroned, holding Nike and resting arm on shield

Obverse: Head of Alexander the Great right, wearing horn of Ammon, aegis and elephant skin, D hidden in ornamentation at base of aegis
Reverse: ALEXAND POU, Athena Alkidemos standing right, brandishing spear & shield, AG monogram to left, EY & eagle standing on thunderbolt to right.