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17 November 2019
Zunfthaus zur Saffran, Zurich
Lot 84
Estimate: 400 CHF
Hammer Price:
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KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Drachm (Silver, 16 mm, 4.33 g, 12 h), signed by K..., Miletos, c. 325-323. Head of Herakles to right, wearing lion’s skin headdress; on the lion's skin behind Herakles's ear, K. Rev. ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ Zeus seated on backless throne to left, holding eagle in his right hand and scepter in his left; to left, monogram of ΔΗ. ADM I Series I, 80 (same obverse die). Price 2090A. Extremely rare with the letter on the obverse. Extremely fine.

From the Trausnitz Collection, ex Künker 32, 6 March 1996, 2027.

The appearance of the letter kappa on the obverse of this coin is both exciting and unusual: could it stand for the die engraver?.
Current Status
Online bidding closes:
17 Nov 2019 10:00:00 CET
Current Date & Time:
18 Feb 2020 13:20:43 CET
Remaining Time:
Closed
Hammer Price:
550 CHF

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Lot 84
Estimate: 400 CHF
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Drachm (Silver, 16 mm, 4.33 g, 12 h), signed by K..., Miletos, c. 325-323. Head of Herakles to right, wearing lion’s skin headdress; on the lion's skin behind Herakles's ear, K. Rev. ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ Zeus seated on backless throne to left, holding eagle in his right hand and scepter in his left; to left, monogram of ΔΗ. ADM I Series I, 80 (same obverse die). Price 2090A. Extremely rare with the letter on the obverse. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 550 CHF
Lot 85
Estimate: 250 CHF
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Drachm (Silver, 20 mm, 4.25 g, 1 h), struck posthumously, in an uncertain mint in western Asia Minor, late 4th century - circa 280. Head of Herakles to right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. AΛEΞANΔPOY Zeus seated left on throne, holding eagle in his right hand and long scepter in his left; below throne, monogram of ΘEY . Price 2783. A very rare variety, not illustrated in Price; attractively toned and centered. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 260 CHF
Lot 86
Estimate: 750 CHF
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 27 mm, 16.96 g, 9 h), uncertain mint in Greece or Macedonia, 310-275. Head of Herakles to right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. BAΣIΛEΩΣ AΛEΞANΔPOY Zeus seated left on a throne with a back, holding long scepter in his left hand and, in his right, eagle standing right with closed wings; to left, monogram of ΣΤΕΙ; below throne, and strut, monogram of ΛΟΥ. Price 817. Bright and clear. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 850 CHF
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