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24. May 2020
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Lot 128
Starting Price: 300 CHF
Hammer Price: 1200 CHF
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KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III 'the Great', 336-323 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 26 mm, 17.11 g, 10 h), struck under Ptolemy (I) as satrap, Memphis, c. 323/2-317/6. Head of youthful Herakles to right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ Zeus seated left on low throne, his feet resting on a foot stool, holding long scepter in his left hand and, in his right, eagle standing right with closed wings; to left, rose; below throne and to right, ΔΙ - Ο. Lorber 19. Müller 124. Price 3971. SNG Copenhagen 7-8. Zervos Issue 2C. Lightly toned and of a particularly elegant and fine style. Scratched on the reverse, otherwise, good very fine.



The tetradrachms in the name of Alexander struck in Memphis by Ptolemy c. 323-316 have long been viewed as being of the finest style of the entire series.
Current Status
Online bidding closes:
24 May 2020 16:04:00 CEST
Current Date & Time:
02 Jul 2020 21:28:36 CEST
Remaining Time:
Closed
Hammer Price:
1200 CHF by MailBidder5731 (Bids: 13)

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Lot 128
Starting Price: 300 CHF
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III 'the Great', 336-323 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 26 mm, 17.11 g, 10 h), struck under Ptolemy (I) as satrap, Memphis, c. 323/2-317/6. Head of youthful Herakles to right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ Zeus seated left on low throne, his feet resting on a foot stool, holding long scepter in his left hand and, in his right, eagle standing right with closed wings; to left, rose; below throne and to right, ΔΙ - Ο. Lorber 19. Müller 124. Price 3971. SNG Copenhagen 7-8. Zervos Issue 2C. Lightly toned and of a particularly elegant and fine style. Scratched on the reverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 1200 CHF
Lot 129
Starting Price: 200 CHF
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III 'the Great', 336-323 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 24.5 mm, 17.17 g, 1 h), struck under Ptolemy (I) as satrap, Memphis, c. 323/2-317/6. Head of youthful Herakles to right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ Zeus seated left on low throne, holding long scepter in his left hand and, in his right, eagle standing right with closed wings; to left, rose; below throne and to right, ΔΙ - Ο. Lorber 20. Price 3971. A desirable type. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 600 CHF
Lot 130
Starting Price: 200 CHF
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 27 mm, 16.97 g, 12 h), Salamis in Cyprus, circa 323-315. Head of Herakles to right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ Zeus seated left on high-backed throne, holding eagle in his right hand and scepter in his left; to left, rudder and ΛΩ; below throne, NIK monogram. Price 3155. Bold and well-centred on a broad flan. Some marks, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 600 CHF
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