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15. June 2019
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Lot 210
Starting Price: 175 CHF
Hammer Price: 300 CHF
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KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 25 mm, 17.08 g, 2 h), struck under Audoleon, Astibus (?) in Paeonia or Damastion in Illyria, c. 300-286. Head of youthful Herakles in lion's skin headdress to right. Rev. ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ Zeus seated to left on throne, holding eagle on his outstretched right hand and long scepter with his left; to left, Λ over torch. Price 643b (same dies as plate coin). Waggoner, Audoleon issue I, 8 (same dies). Clear, attractively toned, well centered and well struck, with a bold, high relief head of Herakles of powerful style. Nearly extremely fine.



This coin is the first issue of the tetradrachms in the name and types of Alexander the Great, struck by the Paeonian king Audoleon, and is a close imitation of the almost contemporary Amphipolis issue (Price 443) struck during the reign of Kassander.
Current Status
Online bidding closes:
02 Jul 2019 17:45:00 CEST
Current Date & Time:
21 Oct 2020 05:54:56 CEST
Remaining Time:
Closed
Hammer Price:
300 CHF by LarsC (Bids: 8)

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Lot 210
Starting Price: 175 CHF
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 25 mm, 17.08 g, 2 h), struck under Audoleon, Astibus (?) in Paeonia or Damastion in Illyria, c. 300-286. Head of youthful Herakles in lion's skin headdress to right. Rev. ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ Zeus seated to left on throne, holding eagle on his outstretched right hand and long scepter with his left; to left, Λ over torch. Price 643b (same dies as plate coin). Waggoner, Audoleon issue I, 8 (same dies). Clear, attractively toned, well centered and well struck, with a bold, high relief head of Herakles of powerful style. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 300 CHF
Lot 211
Starting Price: 150 CHF
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 28 mm, 17.19 g, 10 h), Amphipolis, c. 315-294. Head of youthful Herakles in lion's skin headdress to right. Rev. ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ Zeus seated to left on throne, holding eagle on his outstretched right hand and long scepter in his left; to left, Λ over torch; below throne, star over M. Price 480. A rare variety, well struck and centered on a broad flan. Minor die fault on the reverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 360 CHF
Lot 212
Starting Price: 200 CHF
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 27 mm, 17.03 g, 3 h), struck under Seleukos I Nikator, Babylon, c. 311-305. Head of youthful Herakles in lion's skin headdress to right. Rev. ΒAΣIΛEΩΣ ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ Zeus seated to left on a throne, holding eagle on his outstretched right hand and long scepter in his left; to left, monogram within wreath; below throne, MI. Price 3747. Well centered and nicely toned. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 600 CHF
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