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521094
521094. SOLD $1575

KINGS of MACEDON. Philip III Arrhidaios. 323-317 BC. AR Tetradrachm (29mm, 17.12 g, 12h). In the name and types of Alexander III. Sidon mint. Struck under Laomedon. Dated RY 13 of Abdalonymos (321/0 BC). Head of Herakles right, wearing lion skin / Zeus Aëtophoros seated left; N (date) in left field, ΣI below throne. Price 3501; Newell, Dated 37, obv. die XV; DCA 877. In NGC encapsulation 4680424-090 graded Ch AU 4/5 - 4/5. With a particularly beautiful reverse.


See A. DeShazo, “The Alexander Type Coinage of Sidon” (forthcoming), for an analysis of this series, proposing a few changes on certain aspects. The article is currently available at https://www.academia.edu/36978032/The_Alexander_Type_Coinage_of_Sidon