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Starting price: 150 CHF
Price realized: 171 CHF
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 25 mm, 17.20 g, 9 h), Amphipolis, circa 325-323/2. Head of Herakles to right, wearing lion skin headdress. Rev. AΛEΞANΔPOY Zeus seated left on low throne, holding long scepter in his left hand and eagle standing right with closed wings in his right; to left, ithyphalic herm. Price 78. Lightly toned. Struck from slightly worn dies and with some minor scratches on the reverse, otherwise, very fine.
From an old Swiss collection, formed in the mid 20th century, privately acquired from Dr. H. Nussbaum in Zurich.