Pedigreed to 1964
Lot 51
MACEDON. Akanthos. Circa 430-390 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 24 mm, 14.36 g, 6 h), Alexios, magistrate. Lion to right, attacking a bull collapsing to left with head raised; in exergue, ΑΛΕΞΙΟΣ. Rev. ΑΚΑ-Ν-ΘΙΟ-Ν Raised quadripartite square surrounded by inscription; all within shallow incuse square. Desneux - (D139/-). A beautiful, lightly toned piece with a fine pedigree. Light die rust on the obverse and with faint scratches on the reverse, otherwise, extremely fine.

Ex Hess-Divo 310, 22 October 2008, 72, Münzen & Medaillen AG 75, 4 December 1989, 220, Sotheby's, 26-27 March 1987, 375, from the collection of Greta S. Heckett, Sotheby's, 10 June 1977, 33 and ex Münzen & Medaillen AG 28, 19 June 1964, 98.
7500 CHF
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