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422, Lot: 38. Estimate $150.
Sold for $220. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

THRACE, Mesambria. Circa 100-72/1 BC. AR Tetradrachm (34mm, 16.42 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, API above helmet right; monogram below throne. Karayotov I –; Callataÿ Group 3, –; Price 1112 var. (monogram); HGC 3, 1569 (same dies as illustration). VF, lightly toned, some porosity on obverse, marks and slight die shift on reverse.

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