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LOT 8121

Estimate
GBP (£) 250 - 350
EUR (€) 290 - 410
USD ($) 310 - 430

Price
£230 (EUR 267; USD 282) (+bp*)

ANCIENT GREEK COINS - MACEDONIA - ALEXANDER III (THE GREAT) - AR TETRADRACHM
311-305 B.C.

Posthumous issue, struck under Seleukos I Nikator, Babylon I mint. Obv: head of Herakles right wearing lionskin headdress. Rev: BASILEWS ALEXANDROY beneath and to right of Zeus seated left, holding eagle and sceptre; MI above bipennis in left field, MTR monogram (with dot in the R) in wreath beneath chair. (17.07 grams.). Very fine.

PROVENANCE:
Ex UK private collection.

LITERATURE:
Price 3753; Müller 747.