A lustrous stater of Alexander III from Sardes
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Starting price: 1'000 CHF
Price realized: 1'500 CHF
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Stater (Gold, 18 mm, 8.62 g, 1 h), Sardes, circa 334-323. 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, facing bucranium. Price 2539. Lustrous and attractive. Struck from slightly worn dies, otherwise, good extremely fine.