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Nomos 17

26 October 2018
Zunfthaus zur Saffran, Zürich
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With a unusual arrangement of the inscription

Estimate: 3200 CHF
Hammer Price: 4000 CHF
Lot 98

KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 27 mm, 17.28 g, 2 h), struck under Philip III Arrhidaios, Tarsos, c. 323-317. Head of youthful Herakles to right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ Zeus seated left on low throne, holding long scepter in his left hand and, in his right, eagle standing to right with closed wings; to left, before Zeus's knees, Nike flying upwards to right bearing a wreath; below throne, monogram of ANTI above Θ. Price 3039. A lovely, toned coin, struck in high relief with both a splendid head of the youthful Herakles, as well as a finely detailed head of Zeus of gem-like quality. Extremely fine.

From a German collection, ex Gorny & Mosch 164, 17 March 2008, 122.

Online bidding closes: 26 Oct 2018, 10:00:00 CEST Current Date & Time: 20 Aug 2022, 05:16:45 CEST Remaining Time: Closed Hammer price:4000 CHF

Pre-Bidding closes on 26 Oktober 2018 at 10:00 CEST. Live bidding starts at 14:00 CET and is EXCLUSIVELY available on biddr. Seperate registration is required.

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