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Medieval Alexander the Great Coin Pendant

Antiquities - Medieval


LOT 777

Estimate
GBP (£) 1,200 - 1,800
EUR (€) 1,350 - 2,030
USD ($) 1,690 - 2,530
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Sold for (Inc. premium): £1,840

MEDIEVAL ALEXANDER THE GREAT COIN PENDANT

Circa 16th-17th century. A 4th century BC Greek stater mounted in a gold pendant frame with circular hoop and elongated suspension loop; the coin a stater issue of Amphipolis, 330-320 BC. Obverse: no legend, head of Athena facing right wearing crested Corinthian helmet. Reverse: the legend [A]LEXANDRO[U], with Nike standing facing left, holding a wreath and stylis, with SI at foot left. Gold, 9.48 grams, 24.8 mm.

Condition
Extremely fine condition, complete.

Provenance
From an old English collection.

Literature
Sear 6702.

Date
Friday 18th March 2011 at The Swedenborg Hall Antiquities & Coins

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