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ALEXANDER THE GREAT SILVER TETRADRACHM – EXCEPTIONAL EARLY POSTHUMOUS EMISSION OF TARSUS WITH A FLYING NIKE SYMBOL – CHOICE AU STAR FINE STYLE NGC GRADED GREEK MACEDONIAN KINGDOM COIN (Inv. 11934)

$ 1,850.00

MACEDONIAN KINGDOM. Alexander III, the Great. 336–323 BC.
Silver tetradrachm, 17.23 g., 27 mm., early posthumous issue minted at  Tarsus, ca. 323-317 BC.
Obv. Head of young Herakles right in lion skin headdress.
Rev. ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ, Zeus enthroned left, holding eagle and scepter, Nike flying right offering wreath in left field, Θ and caduceus below, EΓ monogram  below throne.
Price 3052.
NGC graded CHOICE AU STAR, Strike 5/5, Surface 4/5, FINE STYLE, a truly spectacular emission with an unusual and desirable figural control symbol, the flying Nike.