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Lot 1986       Greek Silver & Bronze

Estimate $750

MACEDON, Kingdom of, Alexander III (the Great), (336-323 B.C.), silver tetradrachm, (16.20 grams), Odessus mint, issued c.125-70 B.C., obv. head of Herakles to right, with lion skin, rev. Zeus seated to left, eagle in outstretched hand, to left ALEXANDROU, to right [B]ASILEWS, to left under arm YE, below throne a monogram, (S.-; Price 1181, M.419, BMC 1181, SNG Cop.723-4). Large flan with centred obverse, distinctive head and lion skin, type of very late style, off-centred reverse, otherwise extremely fine and rare.

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