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Triton XIX, Lot: 2178. Estimate $7500.
Sold for $5500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

MACEDON, Koinon of Macedon. Pseudo-autonomous issue. Time of Caracalla, AD 198-217, or Severus Alexander, AD 222-235. AV (11mm, 1.48 g, 12h). In the name of Alexander III of Macedon. Struck AD 215-217 or AD 230/1-235. Lysimachus-style diademed head of Alexander III of Macedon right; no horn of Ammon / Lion, with mouth open, advancing right on ground line; AΛEΞAN above, ΔPOY in exergue. Cf. AMNG III 889 (in silver) or 899 and 900 (in silver and without legend); cf. BMC 97 (in silver); cf. SNG Copenhagen 1381 (in silver and with horn of Ammon). Good VF, a few marks, evidence of prior mounting. Apparently unique in gold for this size and type.

From the collection of Dr. Lawrence A. Adams. Ex Triton XVI (8 January 2013), lot 690.