KINGS of MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’.
|CNG 90, Lot: 427. Estimate $500.
Sold for $2100. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
336-323 BC. AR Tetradrachm (23mm, 14.39 g, 12h). In the name and types of Philip II. Pella mint. Struck circa 336/5-329/8 BC. Laureate head of Zeus right / Nude youth, holding palm frond and reins, on horseback right; kantharos below. Le Rider 359 (D188/R286); SNG ANS 405 (same dies). VF, toned, test cut on edge. From Alexander’s first silver coinage at Pella.
Ex Classical Numismatic Group Coin Shop (August 2007), no. 793598 (retail $2250).