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90020061
Sale: Nomos 2, Lot: 61. Estimate CHF1000. 
Closing Date: Monday, 17 May 2010. 
Sold For CHF1800. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

KINGS of MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’. 336-323 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 16.92 g 12), Messembria, struck circa 250-175 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, Corinthian helmet to right above monogram of ΖΩ . Price -. With a rather remarkably florid head of Herakles, of pure northern Hellenistic style. Tiny bang over the eye, otherwise, good extremely fine.