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Sale: Nomos 5, Lot: 137. Estimate CHF600. 
Closing Date: Monday, 24 October 2011. 
Sold For CHF700. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

KINGS of MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’. 336-323 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 16.88 g 11), Damascus, c. 330-c.320. Head of Herakles to right, wearing lion skin headdress. Rev. ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ Zeus seated left on backless throne, holding eagle in his right hand and lotos tipped scepter in his left; to left, forepart of ram to right; below throne, ΔΑ. Price 3202. Clear, well-centered and nicely toned. Extremely fine.

From the PGB collection, acquired from F. Knobloch in the 1960s.