An attractive stater of Alexander III from Abydos (?)
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Starting price: 1'000 CHF
Price realized: 1'405 CHF
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Stater (Gold, 18 mm, 8.54 g, 12 h), Abydos (?), struck by Antigonos I Monophthalmos, 323-317. Head of Athena to right, wearing Corinthian helmet decorated with a coiled serpent. Rev. AΛEΞANΔΡOΥ Nike standing front, head to left, with her wings spread, holding laurel wreath in her right hand and stylis in her left; to left, monogram of MH above pentagram; to lower left, scallop-shell. Price 1525. An attractive piece with a lustrous reverse. Minor scuffs on the obverse, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.