Ancient Coins (27 September 2011)

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Date of Auction: 27th September 2011

Sold for £46,000

Estimate: £6,000 - £8,000

Greek coinage, Kings of Macedonia, Alexander III (336-323), Gold Stater, Uncertain Eastern mint, c. 325-300, Head of Athena right in triple-crested Corinthian helmet decorated with snake on; below, branch (?). rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡOY, Nike standing half-left, holding crown and mast, 8.60g/9h (Price 3993A [this coin] ). Extremely fine with lustre, very rare £6,000-8,000

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Provenance: Sartige and Kunstfreund collection Leu sale 57, 1993, 98 and Leu-Münzen und Medaillen sale 28 May 1974, 234