ARCHELAOS SILVER STATER – EX NFA 1986 SPECIMEN PUBLISHED AND ILLUSTRATED BY WESTERMARK – CHOICE VF NGC GRADED GREEK MACEDONIA COIN (Inv. 15922)
MACEDONIAN KINGDOM. Archelaos, 413-400/399 BC.
Silver stater or didrachm, 10.67 g, 26 mm., minted at Aigai.
Obv. Head of Apollo right.
Rev. ΑΡΧΕ-ΛAΟ, horse striding right with rein hanging down in front.
U. Westermark. “The Staters of Archelaus, a Die Study” in Essays Carson-Jenkins, Group II, Series 1, dies O17/R23, 1 (this coin, illustrated); HGC 3, 795.
Ex Waddell II, 9/12/1987, 95 = NFA Mail Bid Sale 6/27/1986, lot 178
NGC graded CHOICE VF, Strike 3/5, Surface 3/5, “die shift”, the market provenance stated on the holder. A specimen published and illustrated in the definitive die study of this series of coins struck by an early Macedonian king.