ALEXANDER THE GREAT GOLD STATER – RARE EARLY POSTHUMOUS EMISSION FROM SUSA – CHOICE AU FINE STYLE NGC GRADED GREEK MACEDON COIN (Inv. 12754)
MACEDONIAN KINGDOM. Alexander III, the Great, 336-323 BC.
Gold stater, 8.59 g., 19 mm. Early posthumous issue minted at Susa, ca. 323-317 BC
Obv. Head of Athena with a large Corinthian helmet, a snake ornament below the plume.
Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ, Nike standing facing looking to left, holding wreath in right hand and stylis over left shoulder, ΛA below left wing, M monogram below right wing.
NGC graded CHOICE AU, Strike 5/5, Surface 3/5, FINE STYLE, a stunning coin with great eye appeal, a seldom encountered variety from the desirable mint of Susa.