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Alexander the Great Didrachms became a staple coin of Greece, because it was commonly used for international trade. Pictured on the front is the head of Herakles, the greatest hero of the Greeks. Herakles' lion skin headpiece is symbolic of his…

The face of Zeus-Ammon adorns the front of this coin and the eagle that is the symbol of Zeus is on the back. Zeus-Ammon is the pairing of the two godkings of the Greek and Egyptian pantheons. The joining of these cultures is an attempt to…
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