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Lot 1755    Session 6 (9.30am Thursday)    Greek Silver & Bronze

Estimate $450
SOLD $400

THRACE-MACEDON UNDER MITHRADATES VI OF PONTUS, in name of Alexander III, (125-65 B.C.), silver tetradrachm, (16.28 grams), Odessus mint, posthumous issue struck 100-72 B.C., obv. head of Herakles to right wearing lion skin with dotted border, rev. Zeus seated on throne to left, eagle in outstretched hand, **XE in left field, under throne **HDO monogram, to right **BASILEWS*, to left **ALEXANDROU, (cf.S.6713, Price 1200, BMC 1200a-b, Muller 422). Good very fine and rare.

One of the last posthumous coin types issued with the name of Alexander as king. This issue appears about 250 years after the death of Alexander the Great.

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