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Sale: CNG 78, Lot: 377. Estimate $750. 
Closing Date: Wednesday, 14 May 2008. 
Sold For $1900. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

KINGS of MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’. 336-323 BC. AR Tetradrachm (16.61 g, 1h). Temnos mint; Echenikos and Geitas, magistrates. Civic issue, struck circa 188-170 BC. Head of Herakles right, wearing lion skin / Zeus Aëtophoros seated left; in left field, EXENI/KOΣ in two lines above oinochoe within vine tendril; below throne, ΓEI/TAΣ in two lines. Price 1690. Choice EF, toned. Rare.

From Collection C.P.A. Ex Leu 83 (6 May 2002), lot 196; Classical Numismatic Group XXXI (9 September 1994), lot 127.