Macedonian coins of ancient Greece - Silver tetradrachm of Mende, showing Dionysos riding an ass, BCE, Athens, Numismatic Museum. (Mende was situated in Pallene in the Chalkidian district of Macedonia.
Greek coins. Kings of Macedonia, Alexander III, 336-323 BCE and posthumous issues. Stater, Amphipolis 330-320, AV 8.59g. Head of Athena r., wearing Corinthian helmet decorated with snake. Rev. ALEXANDPOY Nike standing to l., holding stylus in l. hand and wreath in r.; in l. field, trident-head pointing downward.
Gold stater of Alexander III. On the obverse (front) of this gold coin of Alexander the Great is the head of Athena, goddess of wisdom, craft, and war, wearing a crested Corinthian helmet decorated with a coiled snake.
Greek Gold , Eight-drachma coin (octodrachm), 261-252 BCE This coin is unusual not only because it is gold, but also because it portrays a woman, Arsinoe II, who ruled Egypt alongside her husband Ptolemy II. Although her reign was short, she was an exceedingly popular ruler, and was deified by her people almost immediately upon her death. She is shown here wearing a diadem and veil, both symbols of ancient religion. To the left of her head are the horns of Zeus Ammon...