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90020060
Sale: Nomos 2, Lot: 60. Estimate CHF1000. 
Closing Date: Monday, 17 May 2010. 
Sold For CHF1100. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

KINGS of MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’. 336-323 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 16.98 g 12), Odessos, struck circa 280-200 BC. Head of Herakles in lion skin headdress to right. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ Zeus seated left on high-backed throne, holding eagle in his right hand and long scepter in his left; to left, ΚΟΙ; below throne, monogram. Price 1162 and 1171 var. An attractive coin with a dramatic head of Herakles. Obverse almost imperceptibly doouble-struck, otherwise, good extremely fine.