KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 28 mm, 17.13 g, 1 h), uncertain mint in western Asia Minor, circa 323-280. Head of Herakles to right, wearing lion skin headdress. Rev. AΛEΞANΔPOY Zeus seated left on low throne, holding long scepter in his left hand and eagle standing right with closed wings in his right; to left, kantharos. Price 2719. Beautifully toned and of particularly bold early Hellenistic style. Extremely fine.
From an American collection, ex Künker 94, 27 September 2004, 678 and Leu 45, 26 May 1988, 134.