KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Stater (Gold, 21 mm, 8.65 g, 1 h), Babylon, struck under Peithon, circa 315-311. Head of Athena to right, wearing Corinthian helmet decorated with a coiled serpent. Rev. BAΣΙΛΕΩΣ - AΛEΞANΔΡOΥ Nike standing front, head to left, with her wings spread, holding laurel wreath in her right hand and stylis in her left; to left, monogram of XA; to right, monogram of MYP within wreath. Price 3724. Lustrous and struck on a very broad flan. Very light doubling and some die rust on the obverse, otherwise, virtually as struck.
From an old Swiss collection, formed in the 1980s.