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    MACEDONIAN KINGDOM. Alexander III the Great (336-323 BC). AV stater (18mm, 8.50 gm, 11h). NGC AU 5/5 - 4/5. Early posthumous issue of Colophon, ca. 319-310 BC. Head of Athena right, wearing triple-crested Corinthian helmet pushed back on head, the bowl decorated with coiled serpent right, hair falling in loose curls / AΛEΞANΔPOY, Nike standing left, wreath upward in right hand, stylis cradled on left arm; ΠA monogram above ΩI monogram in left field. Price 1785 var. (ΠPA monogram). Extremely rare - only one example in sales archives (Numismatica Ars Classica, Auction 92 Part 1, 23 May 2016, lot 158, realized 6500 CHF).

    Ex Glenn Woods, private sale with old dealer tag.


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