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422, Lot: 101. Estimate $150.
Sold for $110. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

KINGS of MACEDON. temp. Alexander III – Kassander. Circa 325-310 BC. AR Tetradrachm (26.5mm, 16.96 g, 4h). In the name of Alexander III. Uncertain mint in Macedon. Head of Herakles right, wearing lion skin / Zeus Aëtophoros seated left; ΣI in left field. Price 236 (Pella). Near VF, some roughness.


From the Colin E. Pitchfork Collection.

See N.J. Moore, The Lifetime and Early Posthumous Coinage of Alexander the Great from Pella (Princeton University, 1984), Appendix I, for the attribution of this issue to an uncertain mint in Macedon, rather than Pella.