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Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I

Lot nuber 204

KINGS of MACEDON. Alexander III 'the Great'. 336-323 BC. AR Tetradrachm (23mm, 14.46 g, 9h). Pella mint. Struck circa 336-333/26 BC.


Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I
Lot: 204.
 Estimated: $ 3 000

Greek, Silver

Sold For $ 18 000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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KINGS of MACEDON. Alexander III 'the Great'. 336-323 BC. AR Tetradrachm (23mm, 14.46 g, 9h). Pella mint. Struck circa 336-333/26 BC. Head of Zeus right, wearing laurel wreath / ΦIΛIΠ-ΠOY, nude youth, holding palm frond in right hand, rein in left, on horseback right; star and “round object” across fields below. Le Rider Group IIB, 367a (D186/R294 – this coin); HGC 3, –; SNG ANS –; M. Ratto (23 June 1932), lot 36 (same rev. die). Old cabinet tone, short hairline flan crack, slightly soft strike on reverse. EF. Fine style. Extremely rare issue; one of only three known to Le Rider (one in a public collection [BM]), none in CoinArchives.

From the Matthew Curtis Collection. Ex Leu 30 (28 April 1982), lot 86; Frank Sherman Benson Collection (Sotheby, Wilkinson and Hodge, 3 February 1909), lot 422.


The final winners of all Triton XXIII lots will be determined at the live public sale that will be held on 14-15 January 2020. Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I will be held Tuesday morning, 14 January 2020 beginning at 9:00 AM ET.

Winning bids are subject to a 20% buyer's fee for bids placed on this website and in person at the public auction, 22.50% for all others.