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422, Lot: 35. Estimate $150.
Sold for $95. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

THRACE, Mesambria. Circa 175-150 BC. AR Tetradrachm (29.5mm, 14.57 g, 12h). In the name and types of Alexander III of Macedon. Head of Herakles right, wearing lion skin / Zeus Aëtophoros seated left; in inner left field, helmet above ΔA; ΠY monogram below throne. Karayotov I 133 (O47/R128); Callataÿ p. 103, dies D31/R2; Price 1047; HGC 3, 1568. VF, toned, area of weak strike.

From the Colin E. Pitchfork Collection, purchased from Classical Numismatic Group, 10 November 2001.