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422, Lot: 37. Estimate $150.
Sold for $130. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

THRACE, Mesambria. Circa 150-125 BC. AR Tetradrachm (29mm, 16.10 g, 12h). In the name and types of Alexander III of Macedonia. Head of Herakles right, wearing lion skin / Zeus Aëtophoros seated left; in inner left field, helmet above ΔA; ΠΛ monogram below throne. Karayotov I 244 corr. (monogram; O72/R239); Callataÿ Group 2, dies D27/R2; Price 1068 var. (monogram); HGC 3, 1568. VF, toned, light porosity.

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