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LOT 3538

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GBP (£) 200 - 300
EUR (€) 230 - 350
USD ($) 260 - 390

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£180 (EUR 211; USD 235) (+bp*)

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Ancient Greek Coins - Macedonia - Alexander III (the Great) - Zeus Tetradrachm

188-173 BC

Posthumous issue struck in Alabanda, Caria. Obv: head of Herakles right, wearing lionskin headdress. Rev: ALEXANDROY legend with Zeus seated left, right leg drawn back, holding eagle and sceptre. Pegasus flying left in left field; RMAB monogram beneath throne. 16.40 grams. Extremely fine.

Provenance
Property of a Hertfordshire, UK gentleman; acquired UK coin market.

Literature
Price 2455; Tell Kotchek hoard 218-261.