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Lot 63016

Estimate: 200 USD   |   Starting price: 1 USD Price realized: 156 USD
MACEDONIAN KINGDOM. Alexander III the Great (336-323 BC). AR tetradrachm (16.99 gm). VF. Posthumous issue of Tyre, dated RY 36 of Azemilkos (311/0 BC).  Head of Heracles right, wearing lion-skin headdress, paws tied before neck / AΛEΞANΔPOY, Zeus seated left on backless throne, right leg drawn back, feet on stool, eagle in right hand, scepter in left; ┤O (Phoenician for Azemilkos) ||| ||| - = (date) in left field. Price 3292 (Ake). For the reattribution of the Alexander series of Ake (Price) to Tyre, see A. Lemaire, "Le monnayage de Tyr et celui dit d'Akko dans la deuxième moitié du IV siècle avant J.-C.," RN 1976, and G. Le Rider, Alexander the Great: Coinage, Finances, and Policy (Philadelphia: American Philosophical Society, 2007), pp. 125-34.HID05401242017

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