Classical Numismatic Group > Electronic Auction 517Auction date: 1 June 2022
Lot number: 80

Price realized: 450 USD   (Approx. 417 EUR)   Note: Prices do not include buyer's fees.
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Lot description:


KINGS of MACEDON. Alexander III 'the Great'. 336-323 BC. AR Drachm (17mm, 4.27 g, 12h). Magnesia ad Maeandrum mint. Struck under Menander, circa 325-323 BC. Head of Herakles right, wearing lion skin / Zeus Aëtophoros seated left; boukranion in left field, spearhead to outer right. Price 1935 corr. (position of spearhead). Toned, some marks. VF.

In his article on corrections to Price, C. Hersh notes that Price 1935 should read that the spearhead is in the outer right field (), rather than simply 'right field' () as Price notes.

Estimate: 100 USD