Kings of Macedon. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 25mm, 17.03 g 2), struck under Demetrios Poliorketes, Tarsos (Newell) or an uncertain mint in southern Asia Minor (Price), c. 298-295 BC (Newell); 320-280 BC (Price). Head of Herakles to right, wearing lion skin headdress. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ Zeus seated left on backless throne, holding eagle in his right hand and lotos tipped scepter in his left; to left, monogram of ΑΝΤΙΦ. Newell DP, p. 48, 32 (XXXV/71, same dies ). Price 3083. An attractively toned example struck in high relief. Nearly extremely fine.
Ex Monnaies et Médailles 76, 19 September 1991, 696 and from the collection of M. Collignon, Feuardent, 17 December 1919, 198.
|Price realized||1'300 CHF|
|Starting price||1'200 CHF|