ALEXANDER THE GREAT GOLD STATER – EXCEPTIONAL AMPHIPOLIS ISSUE WITH THUNDERBOLT – CHOICE MINT STATE NGC GRADED GREEK MACEDONIAN KINGDOM COIN (Inv. 12716)
MACEDONIAN KINGDOM. Alexander III, the Great, 336-323 BC.
Gold stater, 8.56 g., 19 mm. Lifetime or early posthumous issue of Amphipolis, ca. 325-319 BC.
Obv. Head of Athena with a large Corinthian helmet, a snake ornament below the plume.
Rev. ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ, Nike standing facing looking to left, holding wreath in right hand and stylis over left shoulder, large thunderbolt in left field.
Price 164; Troxell, Studies, p. 125.
NGC graded CHOICE MINT STATE, Strike 5/5, Surface 4/5, splendid quality with superior luster.