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    Kingdom of Macedon. Alexander III, the Great, 336-323 B.C. AR drachm minted at Sardes, c. 334-323 B.C. Head right of young Herakles wearing lion skin/Zeus enthroned left, holding eagle and scepter; monogram in left field. 4.25 g. Cf. Price 2576, Thompson 134 ff. AU58 ICG, boldly struck.
    The former capital of the Lydian monarchy, Sardes was probably the first mint to be established by Alexander in all of Asia.
    From the Collection of Dr. Joseph M. Seventko. (NGC ID# 28YZ, Variety PCGS# 100060, Base PCGS# 9845)

    Weight: 33.93 grams

    Metal: 91.67% Gold , 3% Silver , 5.33% Copper


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