Amazon (DM 340) Alexander the Great in India/$20.00 In August of 227 B.C. Alexander moved his military campaign into the ancient gateway ot he Indian subcontinent - the Punjab. In June of 326 BC, Indian King Poros, fought Alexander in the Battle of the Hydaspes River. Poros deployed horse cavalry on his flanks with infantry and 300 elephants in his center. Alexander attacked Poros'and won.archers. Alexander spared Poros and made him an ally. Coin celebrates victory.
Alexander III of Macedon (20/21 July 356 – 10/11 June 323 BC), commonly known as Alexander the Great (Ἀλέξανδρος ὁ Μέγας, from the Greek ἀλέξω alexo “to defend, help” + ἀνήρ aner “man”), was a Greek King of the ancient kingdom of Macedon. Alexander was born in 356 BC in Pella, located in Central Macedonia, Greece, Alexander resembling Dionysus, bust of Alexander, Thessaloniki Museum, Greece.