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Sale: Nomos 3 & 4, Lot: 57. Estimate CHF45000. 
Closing Date: Monday, 9 May 2011. 
Sold For CHF37000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

KINGS of MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’. 336-323 BC. Distater (Gold, 17.22 g 3), Aegeae (?), c. 336-323. Head of Athena to right, wearing earring, necklace and Corinthian helmet adorned with a serpent. Rev. ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ Nike standing left, her wings spread, holding stylis over her left shoulder with her left and hand and wreath in her outstretched right; below wing, Λ above Ο; to left, upright thunderbolt. Price 191. Rare. Nicely centered, but with a few minor marks. Extremely fine.

From a Swiss private collection, and ex Numismtica Genevensis V, 2 December 2008, 67.