Leu Numismatik AG > Web Auction 23Auction date: 22 August 2022
Lot number: 3469

Price realized: 2,200 CHF   (Approx. 2,294 USD / 2,284 EUR)   Note: Prices do not include buyer's fees.
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Lot description:


ARABIA, Eastern. Uncertain, circa 180-140 BCE. Tetradrachm (Silver, 26 mm, 16.19 g, 12 h), imitating Alexander 'the Great' (336-323 BCE). Head of Herakles to right, wearing lion skin headdress. Rev. [A]ΛEΞANΔ[...] Zeus/Shams seated left on low throne, holding long scepter in his left hand and eagle standing right with closed wings in his right; below throne, uncertain object or control (Z or T?); to lower left, antelope or stag standing left. Huth -, cf. 142 (similar type, but differing fabric and without control below the throne). Munro-Hay -. Apparently unpublished. Somewhat porous, otherwise, about very fine.

Starting price: 200 CHF