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Estimate: 75 USD   |   Starting price: 1 USD Price realized: 126 USD
MACEDONIAN KINGDOM. Alexander III the Great (336-323 BC). AR tetradrachm (24mm, 16.98 gm, 9h). VF. Late lifetime to early posthumous issue of Tyre, uncertain date, ca. 325-323 BC. Head of Heracles right, wearing lion-skin headdress, paws tied before neck / AΛEΞANΔPOY, Zeus seated left on backless throne, right leg drawn back, eagle in right hand, scepter in left; (date) in left field. HGC 3.1, 910. 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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