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Lot 25

Estimate: 2'500 CHF   |   Starting price: 2'000 CHF Price realized: 3'400 CHF
KINGDOM OF MACEDONIA. ALEXANDER III THE GREAT, king 336-323 BC. Stater, gold, Salamis, about 332-323. AV 8.60 g. Head of Athena r., wearing Corinthian helmet with crest and decorated with snake. Rev. ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ Nike, wearing long chiton, standing l., holding stylis with her l. hand, wreath in her outstretched r. hand; in field l., harpa. Price 391, 3136. H. Troxell, A New Look at some Alexander Staters from "Salamis", Essays Le Rider 362, 6 (this specimen mentioned).
Good style. Extremely fine
Provenance: Ritter Leopold Walcher de Molthein collection (Catalogue de la collection des médailles grecques de M. le Chevalier Léopold Walcher de Molthein [1895, 1039] Wassermann collection (acquired from E. Merzbacher, Munich in June 1932) Auction Hess-Divo AG, Zurich 322 (2012), 2004.

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