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LOT 8122

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

Sold for (Inc. bp): £299

ANCIENT GREEK COINS - MACEDONIA - ALEXANDER III (THE GREAT) - AR TETRADRACHM
324-317 B.C.

Posthumous issue, struck under Antigonas I, Carrhae mint. Obv: head of Herakles right, wearing lionskin headdress. Rev: ALEXANDROY legend with Zeus seated left, right leg drawn back, holding eagle and sceptre; nothing in left field, LTI monogram above chair strut, SRG monogram below. (17.27 grams.). Near extremely fine. Rare.

PROVENANCE:
Ex UK private collection.

PUBLISHED:
See Wildwinds.com (this coin).

LITERATURE:
Price 3800.