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380, Lot: 108. Estimate $200.
Sold for $260. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

KINGS of MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’. 336-323 BC. AR Tetradrachm (23.5mm, 17.20 g, 10h). Sidon mint. Struck under Menon or Menes. Dated RY 2 of Abdalonymos (332/1 BC). Head of Herakles right, wearing lion skin / Zeus Aëtophoros seated left; M (in Aramaic) in left field, B (date in Aramaic) below throne. Price 2468; Newell, Dated 9 (obv. die III); DCA 868. VF, compact flan, obverse off center. Rare, nine noted by Newell, three in Pella database, two in CoinArchives.

From the collection of Will Gordon. Ex Classical Numismatic Group Electronic Auction 269 (30 November 2011), lot 39.