KINGS of MACEDON. Alexander III.
|Sale: CNG 66, Lot: 218. Estimate $300.
Closing Date: Wednesday, 19 May 2004.
Sold For $300. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
336-323 BC. AR Tetradrachm (16.75 gm). Mytilene mint. Autonomous issue, struck circa 220-215 BC. Head of Herakles right, wearing lion's skin headdress / Zeus seated left, holding eagle and sceptre; [lyre] and monogram in left field. Price 1703 (same dies as plated example); Müller -. Toned VF. ($300)From the Tuck Pittman Collection. Ex Classical Numismatic Group 57 (4 April 2001), lot 205.
The lyre on this example is almost entirely missing, possibly as a result of a die fill.