Kings of Macedon, Alexander III – Antigonos I Monophthalmos. Circa 333-305 BC. Æ Unit. Very Rare

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Kings of Macedon. Alexander III – Antigonos I Monophthalmos. Circa 333-305 BC. Æ Unit 20 mm. 10.5 gm. Uncertain mint in the Troad (Alexandreia Troas?). Obv: Head of Herakles right, wearing lion skin. Rev: Charioteer, holding kentron and reins, driving fast biga right; trident head below. Price 1587; Bellinger A1; Meadows, Earliest, p. 49 and pl. 3, 1. Extremely rare, only six published: 3 in excavations at Troas, one each in the BM and BN, and Bellinger noted an example in Imhoof-Blumer’s collection (current disposition is unknown, but illustrated in AMNG III/2, pl. XXXI, 26); ref: CNG 114 lot 125 ($1900 + buyers premium).

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