Alexander the Great was a king of the ancient Greek kingdom of Macedon, succeeding his father to the throne in 336 BC at the age of 20, spending most of his ruling years conducting a lengthy military campaign and creating one of the largest empires in history by the time he was 30. Admired and beloved for his bravery and handsome face by all of his subjects, he became a romanticized figure during the Victorian era. It was fashionable to acquire ancient artifacts and have them set in jewelry. This coin featuring Alexander The Great is most likely an 18th century revival. Set in silver, with vermeil (gold over silver) at the bezel and shoulders, it is a great piece for every day wear!
Size (can be resized): 5.5
Weight: 5.4 grams
Materials: Vermeil (gold over silver), Silver, Black Enamel
Condition: Very good antique condition commensurate with age and wear