23 October 2022
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 24 mm, 17.12 g, 3 h), struck under Seleukos I Nikator, Susa, circa 298/7-295/4. Head of youthful Herakles to right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ Zeus seated to left on throne, holding eagle with closed wings on his outstretched right hand and long scepter in his left; in field to left, anchor and monogram; below throne, Σ above strut, AP below. HGC 9, 10g. Price 3874. SC 164.8c. Toned and with an obverse in high relief. About extremely fine.