Of exceptional style and extremely rare with a sphinx on the helmet
Lot 406
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Stater (Gold, 19 mm, 8.64 g, 12 h), Susa, struck under Koinos, circa 322-320. Head of Athena to right, wearing crested Corinthian helmet decorated with a sphinx seated right, left forepaw raised. Rev. AΛEΞANΔΡOΥ - BAΣΙΛEΩΣ Nike standing front, head to left, with her wings spread, holding laurel wreath in her right hand and stylis in her left; to lower left ΛΑ; to lower right, monogram. Price -, cf. 3844 (griffin on helmet). Triton XX (2017), 119 (same dies). Extremely rare with a sphinx on the helmet, and overall of exceptional style. Minor marks and with a flan fault on the reverse, otherwise, extremely fine.

From a European collection, formed before 2005.
Starting price:
1500 CHF
Hammer price:
8500 CHF
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Closing time: 13-Jul-24, 15:22:30 CEST
All winning bids are subject to a 20% buyer's fee.


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