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451, Lot: 35. Estimate $100.
Sold for $160. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

KINGS of MACEDON. Alexander III 'the Great'. 336-323 BC. AR Drachm (15.5mm, 4.29 g, 4h). Amphipolis mint. Struck under Antipater, circa 325-323 BC. Head of Herakles right, wearing lion skin / Zeus Aëtophoros seated left; ΠA (or ΠΛ) monogram to left. Price 141 var. (monogram); Troxell, Studies, Group E/F; ANS 1944.100.28941 var. (monogram; same obv. die). Minor double strike. Good VF. Very rare.

Ex Berk BBS 78 (8 September 1993), lot 81; 1993 Near East Hoard (CH VIII, 189 = CH IX, 460), lot 2 (two coins of this type in lot).