ALEXANDER THE GREAT SILVER TETRADRACHM – GOLDEN IRIDESCENT POSTHUMOUS ISSUE OF AMPHIPOLIS EX SALTON COLLECTION – XF NGC GRADED GREEK MACEDONIAN COIN (Inv. 17479)
KINGDOM OF MACEDON. ALEXANDER III, THE GREAT, 336-323 BC.
Silver tetradrachm, 17.21 g, 28 mm. Posthumous issue of Amphipolis, ca. 315-294 BC.
Obv. Head of young Heracles right in lion skin headdress. Rev. ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ, Zeus enthroned left, holding eagle and scepter, Λ above torch in left field, HΓ below throne.
Ex Salton Family Collection, likely acquired sometime in the 1950s-1960s while Mr. Salton owned a numismatic dealership in New York.
NGC graded XF, Strike 5/5, Surface 5/5, golden toning.
PUBLISHED: Vilmar Numismatics FPL III, no. 144.