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Nomos 23

30 November 2021
Zunfthaus zur Saffran, Zurich


The best known example of a scarce issue

Starting Price: 500 CHF
Hammer Price:  650 CHF
Lot 79

KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 26 mm, 17.08 g, 9 h), possibly struck under Seleukos I Nikator (but SC doubts that), uncertain mint in Asia Minor or the Levant, circa 310. Head of youthful Herakles to right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. BAΣIΛEΩΣ AΛEΞANΔPOY 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, monogram of ΔΑ; below throne, but above strut, ΘΕ. HGC 10h. Price 3786. SC 295. A very rare issue; clear, attractive and toned. Some scratches and surface roughness but still the best known example of Price 3786, otherwise, good very fine.

From a European collection, and from the Molard Collection in Switzerland, Nomos 15, 22 October 2017, 175.

Online bidding closes: 30 Nov 2021, 08:00:00 CET Current Date & Time: 25 Feb 2024, 15:59:47 CET Remaining Time: Closed Hammer Price:650 CHF

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