KINGS of MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’.
|Sale: Triton X, Lot: 156. Estimate $1000.
Closing Date: Monday, 8 January 2007.
Sold For $1600. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
336-323 BC. AR Tetradrachm (17.15 g, 11h). Myriandros or Issos mint. Lifetime issue, struck 330-325 BC. Head of Herakles right, wearing lion skin / ALEXANDROU
, Zeus Aëtophoros seated left; scorpion in left field, monogram below throne. Price 3218; Newell, Myriandros
18. Near EF. Rare.
See J.D. Bing, "Reattribution of the "Myriandrus" Alexanders: the Case for Issus" AJN 1 (1989), for an alternative attribution of the Myriandros series to the mint of Issos.