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Heritage Auctions, Inc.   |   World Coins & Ancient Coins #3066   |   17 August 2018 Sort by Lot-NumberSort by Estimate
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Lot 30026

Estimate: 5'000 USD   |   Starting price: 2'500 USD Price realized: 7'200 USD
MACEDONIAN KINGDOM. Alexander III the Great (336-323 BC). AV stater (17.5mm, 8.60 gm, 11h). NGC Choice AU 5/5 - 4/5. Posthumous issue of Teos, ca. 323-319 BC. Head of Athena right, wearing crested Corinthian helmet pushed back on head, the bowl embossed with two coiled serpents side-by-side, HP monogram on crest / AΛEΞANΔPOY, Nike walking left, wreath in outstretched right hand, stylis cradled on left arm; griffin seated right in left field below wing. Price -, cf. 2272 for type without double serpent and monogram on helmet. Shimmering, lustrous surfaces with hints of reddish-orange on the reverse. A magnificent specimen with apparently unpublished obverse details and control, along with the rare engraving of Nike walking or flying instead of standing.HID05401242017

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