KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander I, 498-454 BC. Oktadrachm (Silver, 30 mm, 28.77 g, 7 h), circa 479-475. Horseman, wearing chlamys and petasos, holding two javelins and walking slowly to right behind horse bridled right; to upper left, crescent; on the flank of the horse, kerykeion brand. Rev. AΛE-ΝA-NΔ-PO around quadripartite square in relief; all within rectangular incuse. Asyut 152. Raymond group II, 54. SNG ANS 23. Very rare. An impressive piece of vigorous late Archaic style. The obverse a bit weak in parts, otherwise, good very fine.
From a European collection, formed before 2005.