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CNG 106, Lot: 157. Estimate $1500.
Sold for $1200. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

KINGS of MACEDON. Alexander I. 498-454 BC. AR Tetradrachm (24.5mm, 12.81 g, 3h). Light Macedonian standard. Aigai mint. Struck circa 476/5-460 BC. Horseman, wearing chlamys and petasos, holding two spears, riding right / Forepart of goat right in linear square within incuse square. Raymond Group II, 61 var. (A–/P16 [unlisted obv. die]); HGC 3.1, 767; SNG Lockett 1383 = Pozzi 821 (same rev. die). Fine, toned, minor double strike, light scuff under tone on obverse, typical weak strike on reverse. Rare.

Ex Dr. George C. Brauer Collection (Numismatic Fine Arts Fall Mail Bid Sale, 12 October 1988), lot 159.