ODESSUS SILVER ALEXANDER TETRADRACHM – MITHRIDATIC WARS ISSUE EX WILLIAM STANCOMB COLLECTION AND PUBLISHED IN SNG STANCOMB – XF NGC GRADED GREEK THRACE COIN (Inv. 15330)
FPL V, 12 (15330). THRACE. ODESSUS. Ca. 125-70 BC.
Silver tetradrachm of Alexander type, 15.36 g, 30 mm.
Obv. Head of Heracles right, wearing lion skin, the face with stylized features recalling those of Mithridates VI of Pontus. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ, Zeus enthroned left, holding scepter and eagle, ΘE in left field, ΟΔΗ monogram under throne.
Price 1184; SNG Stancomb 269 (this coin listed and illustrated).
Ex William Stancomb Collection; ex Roma Numismatics XIX, 3/26/2020, lot 16 with the additional information as acquired from P. Beirne in July 1988.
NGC graded XF, Strike 4/5, Surface 3/5, “slight bend.”