Kingdom of Macedon, Alexander the Great, Silver Tetradrachm, Memphis

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Kingdom of Macedon, Alexander the Great, Silver Tetradrachm, Memphis

Kingdom of Macedon, Alexander III, The Great (336-323 B.C.), Silver Tetradrachm. Mint of Memphis, lifetime issue, struck 332-323 B.C. Head of young Herakles facing right, wearing a lion's skin headdress, rev. AΛEΞANΔPOY, Zeus enthroned left, holding an eagle and a sceptre, a rose on left, ΔI-O below throne, 17.25g., 11h (Price 3971; Müller 124). Of exceptional and fine style, cabinet tone, a few light old marks on reverse otherwise about extremely fine.

Provenance:

Previously purchased from Bank Leu, Zurich

Ex Stoecklin Collection

 

BM02435

£5,500
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