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Sale: Triton V, Lot: 1287. Estimate $2000. 
Closing Date: Wednesday, 16 January 2002. 
Sold For $2600. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

MACEDON, Kings of. Alexander III. 336-323 BC. AV Stater (8.61 gm). Amphipolis mint. Struck 330-320 BC. Helmeted head of Athena right; serpent on helmet / ALEXANDROU right, Nike standing left, holding wreath in right hand, stylis in left; trident head to left, monogram below wing. Price 180 (pl. ii, same reverse die); Forgery Bulletin vol. 18 (1993), 2, p. 5, no. 3a (this coin). Lustrous, superb EF. ($2000)

Ex Numismatic Fine Arts Auction XXX (8 December 1992), lot 52; Sotheby’s (Zurich, 27 October 1993), lot 402.

Same obverse die, of a slightly later state, as the previous lot.