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Lot 1049





Estimate: 4'000 CHF   |   Starting price: 3'200 CHF Price realized: 6'500 CHF
Greek Coins
Kings of Macedonia. Alexander III, 336-323 BC, posthumous issue. Tetradrachm, Caunus Cariae circa 300-280 BC, AR 17.04 g.
Description Head of Heracles r., wearing lion’s skin headdress. Rev. ALEXANDROU Zeus seated l. on throne, holding eagle and sceptre; in l. field, labrys. References
SNG München 580
M. Thompson, The Alexandrine Mint of Mylasa, QT X (1981), 207ff. and pl. II, 20
R. H. J. Ashton, Kaunos, not Miletos or Mylasa, NC 2004, 42
Price 2074 Condition
Of extraordinary style and with a wonderful light iridescent tone. Good extremely fine Provenance
Gorny & Mosch sale 180, 2009, 108
Hess-Divo sale 328, 2014, 31

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