By Karsten Dahmen
This impressive introductory survey collects, provides and examines, for the first actual time, the pictures and representations of Alexander the nice at the historic cash of the Greek and Roman period.
From 320 BC to advert four hundred, Karsten Dahmen examines not just Alexander’s personal coinage and the posthumous coinages of his successors, but additionally the re-use of his photo by way of rulers from the Greek international and the Roman empire, to past due antiquity.
Also together with numismatic fabric that exceeds all past released works, and well-illustrated, this old survey brings Alexander and his legacy to life.
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