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Sale: CNG 78, Lot: 350. Estimate $500. 
Closing Date: Wednesday, 14 May 2008. 
Sold For $700. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

KINGS of MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’. 336-323 BC. AR Tetradrachm (17.06 g, 9h). ‘Amphipolis’ mint. Struck under Antigonos II Gonatas, circa 280-270 BC. Head of Herakles right, wearing lion skin / Zeus Aëtophoros seated left; crescent and two monograms in left field, monogram below throne. Price 614 corr.; Mathisen, Administrative, group III, 9 (A12/P19); Meydancikkale 390 (same dies). Near EF, lightly toned, underlying luster.

From Collection C.P.A. Ex Prof. Dr. Hagen Tronnier Collection (Künker 94, 27 September 2004), lot 696.