18 December 2022
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 29.5 mm, 17.04 g, 12 h), uncertain mint in western Asia Minor, c. 240-180. Head of youthful Herakles to right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ Zeus seated to left on throne, his feet on a footstool, holding eagle with closed wings on his outstretched right hand and long scepter in his left; in field to left, coiled serpent within wreath. Price 2820A. A very rare variety of excellent style. Nearly extremely fine.