Why add this 1 oz. silver antiqued medal honoring Alexander the Great to your collection?
This impressively designed antiqued silver medal is the inaugural release of a series dedicated to Historical Conquerors. The first design represents a tribute to Alexander the Great, who is considered to be one of history’s most successful military commanders. Alexander ascended to the throne of the ancient Greek kingdom of Macedon in 336 BC at the age of twenty. By the time he was thirty, he had amassed one of the largest empires in world history, ruling lands extending from Greece to northwestern India.
- This 2021 Alexander the Great Medal is crafted from 1 Troy oz. of .999 fine silver.
- The non-legal tender bullion medal was struck at the Shenzhen Mint in China.
- The medal’s exquisitely detailed design is highlighted by a magnificent antiqued finish.
- The medal features a diameter measurement of 40 mm.
- Mintage is limited to a mere 500 pieces.
Handsome Commemorative Design
Obverse: An intricately detailed bust of Alexander the Great, facing slightly left, is centered on the obverse. The Macedonian king is depicted wearing a gorgeous crested helmet, with a military style cuirass and cloak. The inscription “ALEXANDER THE GREAT” sweeps overhead, while “KING OF MACEDONIA 336-323 BCE” curves below.
Reverse: The reverse portrays Alexander the Great as a military commander in action, perched upon a galloping horse with his sword in a battle ready pose, and cloak billowing out in his wake. Inscriptions include the “1 OZ. .999 FINE SILVER” and “THERE IS NOTHING IMPOSSIBLE TO HIM WHO WILL TRY,” a famous inspirational quote which historians believe to be the words of Alexander.
Exceptionally Struck Brilliant Uncirculated Medal
This 2021 Alexander the Great 1 oz. Silver Medal is considered to be in Brilliant Uncirculated (GEM BU) condition. The bullion medal is ungraded, featuring a remarkably sharp strike, expertly finished antiqued surfaces and spectacular eye appeal. The beautifully minted medal will be packaged in a stylish pouch accompanied by a Mint issued Certificate of Authenticity.