An extremely rare stater of Alexander III from Sardes
Lot 148
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Stater (Gold, 18 mm, 8.57 g, 1 h), Sardes, struck under Menander or Kleitos, circa 322-319/8. Head of Athena to right, wearing Corinthian helmet decorated with a coiled serpent. Rev. [AΛ]EΞANΔΡ[OΥ] Nike standing front, head to left, with her wings spread, holding laurel wreath in her right hand and stylis in her left; to left, TI; below left wing, bee. Price pl. IX, 2625 (same dies). Extremely rare. A lustrous and unusual piece. Two large die breaks and some deposits on the reverse, otherwise, virtually as struck.
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1000 CHF
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3600 CHF
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Closing time: 30-May-20, 15:13:30 CEST
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