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Sale: Nomos 8, Lot: 103. Estimate CHF450. 
Closing Date: Monday, 21 October 2013. 
Sold For CHF600. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

KINGS of MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’. 336-323 BC. Drachm (Silver, 18mm, 4.08 g 12), Struck under Demetrios I Poliorketes, Miletus, c. 295/4 BC. Head of Herakles to right, wearing lion skin headdress. Rev. ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ Zeus seated left on backless throne, holding eagle in his right hand and long scepter in his left; to left, monogram within circle; below throne, double-axe. Newell 49. Price 2148. A lovely toned example in high relief. Good extremely fine.

From a northern European collection.