Alexander (Tyrant) Tyrant of Thessaly from 369 BC to 359 BC.
Toward the end of the Peloponnesian war Lycophron established a tyranny at Pherae. On his death his son Jason became dictator and by around 374 B.C. extended his rule throughout Thessaly.

After Jason's assassination and that of his two successors Alexander ruled Pherae with great harshness until he was killed by his wife, Thebe, in 359 B.C., and Thessaly was conquered by the Thebans.

Philip of Macedon conquered Pherae in 352 B.C. and subjected Thessaly to Macedonian rule.
Alexander (Tyrant)
An AE Chalkous struck 369-359 BC in Pherai
Obverse: forepart of butting bull right

Reverse: forepart of horse right; AΛEΞAN / ΔPOY

Diameter: 14 mm
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 2.5 g
No notes for this coin
BCD Thessaly II 708.2; HGC 4, 584