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LOT 8072

Estimate
GBP (£) 150 - 200
EUR (€) 170 - 230
USD ($) 170 - 220

Price
£135 (EUR 155; USD 151) (+bp*)

ANCIENT GREEK COINS - MACEDONIA - ALEXANDER III (THE GREAT) - ZEUS AR TETRADRACHM
191-190 B.C.
(16.07 grams.).

Aspendos, Pamphylia mint, posthumous issue, dated year 22. 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 KB in left field; Seleukid anchor countermark beneath chair. Good fine.

PROVENANCE:
Ex UK private collection.

LITERATURE:
Price 2901; Mueller 1214; Propontis hoard 96-97; Tell Kotchek hoard 590-592; SNG Israel 1235.