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LOT 8270

Estimate
GBP (£) 100 - 140
EUR (€) 120 - 160
USD ($) 120 - 170

Price
£90 (EUR 105; USD 111) (+bp*)

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ANCIENT GREEK COINS - MACEDONIA - ALEXANDER III (THE GREAT) - AR TETRADRACHM
315-311 B.C.

Posthumous issue, Babylon. Obv: head of Herakles right, wearing lionskin headdress. Rev: BASILEWS ALEXANDROY beneath and to right of Zeus seated left, right leg drawn back, holding eagle and sceptre; MTR monogram in wreath in left field and PLT monogram in circle beneath throne. (16.21 grams.). Good very fine.

PROVENANCE:
Acquired Munich, Germany, late 1990s.
Property of an East London gentleman.

LITERATURE:
Price 3733; Mueller 719.