An unpublished stater of Alexander III with a winged lion on Athena's helmet
Lot 56
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Stater (Gold, 19 mm, 8.63 g, 7 h), uncertain mint in the Levante, circa 323-315/300. Head of Athena to right, wearing Corinthian helmet decorated with a winged lion. Rev. 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, the ram of a ship. Price -. Apparently unpublished. A brilliant, wonderful piece, fully sharply struck and fully lustrous. Virtually as struck.

What makes this coin especially interesting is the animal on the bowl of the helmet: it is clearly not a sphinx or a griffin, but a winged lion.
3000 CHF
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10000 CHF
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Closing time: 27-Oct-18, 06:00:00 CEST
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