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Triton XXI, Lot: 310. Estimate $1500.
Sold for $2000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

CALABRIA, Tarentum. Alexander the Molossian. King of Epeiros, 350-330 BC. AV Hemilitra – Twelfth Stater (8mm, 0.61 g, 11h). Struck circa 333-331/0 BC. Radiate head of Helios facing slightly left / Thunderbolt; AΛ/EΞ in two lines, above and below. Vlasto, Alexander, Type 6A, pl.ix, 10 (same dies); cf. Fischer-Bossert G3; Vlasto 1864–5; cf. HN Italy 906; Hunterian 2 (same obv. die); De Luynes 1892 (same obv. die). Good VF.

Ex Classical Numismatic Group 96 (14 May 2014), lot 1; Bowers & Ruddy FPL (Fall 1980), no. 4; Münzen und Medaillen AG FPL 250 (Dec/Jan 1964/5), no. 46.