eAuction #77 - closed

Lot 19. Alexander 'the Great' AR Drachm, Chios

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Alexander 'the Great' AR Drachm, Chios

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Bidding closed (Sunday, September 18th, 19:06:20 CEST)
Current time: Tuesday, October 3rd, 06:53:18 CEST

Price realised: CHF 170.00 (6 bids)
Approx. EUR 176.34 / USD 186.44 / GBP 152.89

High bidder: Bidder 2

eAuction #77, Lot 19. Estimate: CHF 100.00

Kings of Macedon. Alexander 'the Great' (336-323 BC). AR Drachm (20 mm, 4.19 g), Chios, c. 290-275 BC.
Obv. Head of Heracles to right, wearing lion's skin.
Rev. AΛEΞANΔPOY, Zeus seated on throne left, holding eagle and sceptre; in left field, monogram above bunch of grapes.
Price 2318; Müller 1531.

Wonderful light iridiscent toning. Struck on a broad flan and almost extremely fine.