Spink > Auction 22108Auction date: 25 August 2022
Lot number: 3099

Price realized: 3,200 GBP   (Approx. 3,784 USD / 3,791 EUR)   Note: Prices do not include buyer's fees.
Lot description:


(x) MacedonAlexander III "the Great", AU Stater, 336-323BC, Helmeted head of Athena right, Sphinx adorning helmet bowl, hair in 4 coils behind helmet, wearing pendant earring and necklace, rev Nike, draped, standing right, right arm outstretched holding wreath, A P below left wing tip, AMP monogram below right, 8.55g, (S.6705 ; Principal Coins, IV, A.2) virtually as-struck, extremely lustrous, details razor sharp and well centred, Rarest variety of Alexander III gold staters with sphinx on helmet, EF+.

Estimate: £1500 - £2500

Match 1:
Spink > Auction 22108Auction date: 25 August 2022
Lot number: 3106

Price realized: 580 GBP   (Approx. 686 USD / 687 EUR)   Note: Prices do not include buyer's fees.
Lot description:


Kingdom of Macedonia Alexander III (the Great), 336-323 BC, AU Stater, Head of Athena r., wearing Corinthian crested helmet decorated with a snake, rev Nike l., holding caduceus, laurel wreath and stylis, ALEXANDROU right, 8.37g, (Price 802 ; SNG Copenhagen 644) very worn and cleaned, previously mounted in jewellery, obv strike very slightly to right. .

Estimate: £400 - £800

Match 2:
Classical Numismatic Group > Auction 121Auction date: 6 October 2022
Lot number: 177

Price realized: 8,000 USD   (Approx. 8,129 EUR)   Note: Prices do not include buyer's fees.
Lot description:


KINGS of THRACE, Macedonian. Lysimachos. 305-281 BC. AV Stater (19mm, 8.56 g, 11h). In the types of Alexander III of Macedon. Lampsakos mint. Struck circa 299/8-297/6 BC. Head of Athena right, wearing crested Corinthian helmet decorated with serpent, single-pendant earring, and pearl necklace / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΛYΣIMAXOY, Nike advancing left, holding wreath in extended right hand and cradling stylis in left arm; to outer left, forepart of Pegasos left above forepart of lion left; long torch horizontally left below left wing. Thompson –; Müller –; Price L10 (same dies as illustration); ADM II p. 36, T (same dies); HGC 3, 1742 corr. (mint unlisted). In NGC encapsulation 6159335-001, graded Ch AU, Strike: 5/5, Surface: 3/5, marks. Extremely rare, only one example published (in the BM), none in CoinArchives.


Estimate: 3000 USD

Match 3:
Classical Numismatic Group > Triton XXVIAuction date: 10 January 2023
Lot number: 123

Price realized: 6,000 USD   (Approx. 5,593 EUR)   Note: Prices do not include buyer's fees.
Lot description:


KINGS of MACEDON. Antigonos I Monophthalmos. As Strategos of Asia, 320-306/5 BC. AV Stater (18.5mm, 8.45 g, 6h). In the name and types of Alexander III. Sardes mint. Struck circa 318-315 BC. Head of Athena right, wearing crested Corinthian helmet decorated with serpent, single-pendant earring, and necklace / [A]ΛEΞANΔPOY, Nike standing left, holding wreath in extended right hand and cradling stylis in left arm; star below left wing, A below right wing. Price 2643; ADM I, Series XVI, 360–1. Underlying luster, light marks. EF. Very rare, none in Pella, only the two in ADM are published; only one in CoinArchives (CNG E-285, lot 59).

From the S & S Collection, purchased from Joel L Malter & Co., Inc. (their inventory ticket included).


Estimate: 4000 USD

Match 4:
Classical Numismatic Group > Auction 121Auction date: 6 October 2022
Lot number: 203

Price realized: 5,000 USD   (Approx. 5,081 EUR)   Note: Prices do not include buyer's fees.
Lot description:


KINGS of MACEDON. Philip III Arrhidaios. 323-317 BC. AV Stater (19.5mm, 8.58 g, 10h). In the types of Alexander III. Babylon mint. Struck under Archon, Dokimos, or Seleukos I, circa 323-318/7 BC. Head of Athena right, wearing crested Corinthian helmet decorated with a coiled serpent, and pearl necklace / BA-ΣIΛEΩΣ ΦIΛIΠΠOY, Nike standing left, holding wreath in extended right hand and cradling stylis in left arm; ΛY below left wing, M below right wing. Price P178. Lustrous, minor flan flaw on obverse, small edge bump. EF.


Estimate: 3000 USD

Match 5:
Classical Numismatic Group > Auction 121Auction date: 6 October 2022
Lot number: 583

Price realized: 14,000 USD   (Approx. 14,225 EUR)   Note: Prices do not include buyer's fees.
Lot description:


PTOLEMAIC KINGS of EGYPT. Ptolemy I Soter. 305/4-282 BC. AV Hemistater (14mm, 4.26 g, 1h). In the types of Alexander III of Macedon. Kyrene mint; Euphris, magistrate. Struck circa 311–300 BC. Head of Athena right, wearing crested Corinthian helmet decorated with serpent, single-pendant earring, and pearl necklace / [Π]TOΛEMAIOY, Nike advancing left, holding wreath in extended right hand and cradling stylis in left arm; wheel to outer left, EY-ΦPI flanking feet. CPE 261 corr. (magistrate's name); Svoronos 63 corr. (wheel not noted) = Mørkholm, Cyrene 9 = Naville 129b = BMC Cyrenaica 170d (same dies); Svoronos 64 corr. (magistrate's name) = Mørkholm, Cyrene 8 = Naville 129a = BMC Cyrenaica 170c (same dies); SNG Copenhagen –. In NGC encapsulation 6159335-002, graded Ch AU★, Strike: 4/5, Surface: 3/5, die shift. Extremely rare, only two published, both in museum collections (Athens, The Hague); none in CoinArchives.


Estimate: 5000 USD