Superb Pedigreed Distater
KINGS of MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’.
|Sale: Triton X, Lot: 149. Estimate $15000.
Closing Date: Monday, 8 January 2007.
Sold For $23000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
336-323 BC. AV Distater (17.12 g, 6h). Aigai(?) mint. Lifetime issue, struck under Antipater, circa 332-323 BC. Head of Athena right, wearing crested Corinthian helmet decorated with serpent / ALEXANDROU
, Nike standing left, holding wreath in extended right hand and cradling stylis in left arm; vertical thunderbolt in left field, LO
monogram below left wing. Price 191; Troxell, Studies
, group B; Noe, Sicyon
, 7.1-3 var. (A8/P- [unlisted rev. die]). EF, underlying luster. A superb example struck in high relief.
Ex Leu 83 (6 May 2002), lot 183.