Macedonian etradrachma showing the head of Alexander the Great, with the ram’s horn and clad in an elephant ,skin and aegis. This is one of the earliest coin portraits of Alexander around 318 BC Silver
Many Ancient Coins had the emblem of the honey bee, a symbol of wealth and power due in part to the fact that ancient society realized that the honeybee had such control over their food supply. (But why does that bee look more like a wasp?
Silver stater – BCE – showing the tyrannical Alexander of Pherai (Thessaly) riding. On the obverse, the coin shows the head of Ennodia – an ancient Greek goddess associated with Artemis, Hecate, or Persephone.