Estimate: 5'000 CHF
Starting price: 4'000 CHF
Price realized: 7'500 CHF
Kings of Macedonia, Alexander I, 498 – 454
Tetradrachm circa 460-451, AR 13.26 g. Horseman at pace r., wearing petasus and holding reins and two spears. Rev. Forepart of goat r., head reverted. All within linear frame in incuse square. Jameson 971 (this coin). Boston 619 (these dies). Gillet 775 (this coin). U. Waterneberg, Coin Hoards IX, pl. I, 7 (these dies). Raymond, ANSNNM 126, 115d (this coin illustrated).
Very rare. A lovely specimen of this intriguing and fascinating issue. Old
cabinet tone and about extremely fine / good very fine
Ex Sotheby’s, 9 May 1904, Gentleman relinquishing the pursuit, 53 and Leu 79, 2000, 498 sales. From the Jameson and Gillet collections.