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90030068
Sale: Nomos 3 & 4, Lot: 68. Estimate CHF4000. 
Closing Date: Monday, 9 May 2011. 
Sold For CHF3500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

KINGS of MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’. 336-323 BC. Stater (Gold, 8.54 g 2), Struck under the aegis of Seleukos I, Babylon, c. 311-305. Head of Athena to right, wearing triple-crested Corinthian helmet adorned with serpent on the bowl, pendant earring and pearl necklace. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ Nike standing left with her wings spread, holding laurel wreath in her right hand and stylis in her left; to left, monogram within wreath; to right, ΜΙ. Price 3745. A lovely coin, nicely centered on a broad flan, lightly toned and of fine style. Extremely fine.


From a European collection..