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CNG 106, Lot: 170. Estimate $750.
Sold for $850. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

KINGS of MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’. 336-323 BC. AR Obol (9mm, 0.64 g, 2h). Myriandros or Issos mint. Struck under Menes or Philotas, circa 324/3-323 BC. Head of Herakles right, wearing lion skin / Zeus Aëtophoros seated left; monograms in left field and below throne. Price 3227; Newell, Myriandros –; Sternberg XXI, 84 (same dies). EF, attractively toned, traces of find patina. Exceptional for issue.

From the Belgica Collection. Ex Classical Numismatic Group 79 (17 September 2008), lot 168.