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Kingdom of Macedon, Alexander III 'the Great' AR Drachm. Struck under Menander. Sardes, circa 324/3 BC. Head of Herakles right, wearing lion skin headdress / Zeus Aëtophoros seated left, holding sceptre; rose in left field, monogram below throne. Price 2554; ADM I Series IX, 54b (same dies). 4.17g, 16mm, 12h.

Very Fine, toned. Very Rare, one of perhaps ten known examples.

From a private UK collection.

Struck from a single pair of dies, this issue is one of two variants of the main drachm issue of Price 2553, with the obverse die also being used on the other very rare variant issue (Price 2555).

Kingdom of Macedon, Alexander III 'the Great' AR Drachm. (e51xx198)

Price: £97.76

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