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LOT 8074

Estimate
GBP (£) 150 - 200
EUR (€) 170 - 220
USD ($) 160 - 220

Price
£135 (EUR 151; USD 147) (+bp*)

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ANCIENT GREEK COINS - MACEDONIA - ALEXANDER III (THE GREAT) - ASPENDOS AR TETRADRACHM
190-189 B.C.
(16.22 grams.).

Aspendos, Pamphylia mint, posthumous issue, dated year 23. Obv: head of Herakles right, wearing lionskin headdress; Seleukid anchor countermark on cheek. Rev: ALEXANDROY legend with Zeus seated left, right leg drawn back, holding eagle and sceptre; AS over K Γ in left field. Near very fine.

PROVENANCE:
Ex UK private collection.

LITERATURE:
Price 2902; Mueller 1215; Propontis hoard 98-99; Tell Kotchek hoard 593; Prokesch-Osten 256.