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4220088
422, Lot: 88. Estimate $750.
Sold for $600. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

KINGS of MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’. 336-323 BC. AR Didrachm (22mm, 7.66 g, 3h). Tarsos mint. Struck under Menes or Philotas, circa 327-323 BC. Head of Herakles right, wearing lion skin / Zeus Aëtophoros seated left; plow in left field, pellet to inner right, Γ below throne. Price 3013; Newell, Tarsos 22 (same rev. die as illustration). VF, toned, rough surfaces, some horn silver. Very rare, six in Pella (including the one noted by Newell), one in CoinArchives.


From the Colin E. Pitchfork Collection. Ex Spink Australia 27 (2 March 1989), lot 1101; David Worland Collection; Schweizerische Kreditanstalt 8 (27 October 1987), lot 750; Schweizerische Kreditanstalt FPL 50 (December 1986), no. 38; Schweizerische Kreditanstalt 5 (18 April 1986), lot 146.