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CNG 106, Lot: 375. Estimate $500.
Sold for $600. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

IONIA, Magnesia ad Maeandrum. Circa 282-225 BC. AR Tetradrachm (30.5mm, 16.84 g, 1h). In the name and types of Alexander III of Macedon. Head of Herakles right, wearing lion skin / Zeus Aëtophoros seated left; monogram in left field; maeander pattern in exergue. Price 2021; O. Hoover, “Commerce (“Pamphylia or Cilicia” Hoard), 2000 (CH 10, 292)” in Coin Hoards X (2010), 121 (this coin). Near EF, toned, slightly weak strike on reverse. Extremely rare, only one in CoinArchives, none in Pella, none in ANS photofile.

From the Jonathan K. Kern Collection. Ex 2000 Unknown Findspot Hoard (CH X, 292).

Price cites an example in the ANS, but that coin is not listed in their database.