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Lot 54





Estimate: -   |   Starting price: 75 EUR Price realized: 180 EUR
An enigmatic tetradrachm
Kings of Macedon. Uncertain mint in Southern Asia Minor. Alexander III "the Great" 336-323 BC. Struck circa 320-280 BC. Tetradrachm AR
Kings of Macedon. Uncertain mint in Southern Asia Minor. Alexander III "the Great" 336-323 BC. Struck circa 320-280 BC
Tetradrachm AR

25mm., 17,11g.

Head of Herakles to right, wearing lion skin headdress, paws tied beneath chin / ΑΛΕ[Ξ]ΑΝΔΡΟΥ, Zeus seated left on high-backed throne, right leg drawn back, his feet resting on a low foot rest, holding long scepter in his left hand and, in his right, eagle standing right with closed wings, in left field, two horse foreparts conjoined at their truncation above monogram, monogram of ΛΕ and globule between struts, below throne.

very fine

Cf. Price 3064 (slightly different monogram in left field, no globule).

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