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ALEXANDER THE GREAT SILVER HEMIDRACHM – SCARCE DENOMINATION FROM SIDE (?) – CHOICE XF NGC GRADED GREEK MACEDONIAN COIN (Inv. 12757)

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MACEDONIAN KINGDOM. Alexander III, the Great. 336–323 BC
Silver hemidrachm, 2.09 g., 13 mm., early posthumous emission of Side (?), ca. 323-319 BC.
Obv. Head of young Herakles right in lion skin headdress.
Rev. ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ, Zeus enthroned left, holding eagle and scepter, [ΦI in left field], ΛΣ below throne.
Price 2962 (as likely from Side); ANS 1944.100.33388 (same dies).
NGC graded CHOICE XF , Strike 4/5, Surface 5/5, a scarce denomination for the Alexander series.

 

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