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LOT 8110

Estimate
GBP (£) 150 - 200
EUR (€) 170 - 230
USD ($) 180 - 250

Price
£135 (EUR 157; USD 166) (+bp*)

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

Posthumous issue, Aspendos, Pamphylia mint, dated year 23. Obv: head of Herakles right, wearing lionskin headdress. Rev: ALEXANDROY legend with Zeus seated left, right leg drawn back, holding eagle and sceptre; AS over K Γ in left field; Seleukid anchor countermark to obverse. (16.12 grams.). Very fine.

PROVENANCE:
Ex UK private collection.

PUBLISHED:
See Wildwinds.com (this coin).

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