Ancient Gold Coins - Greek
MACEDON, Kingdom of, Alexander III, (336-323 B.C.), gold stater, (8.36 g), Uncertain Eastern mint, issued c.305-300 B.C., obv. head of Athena to right in crested Corinthian helmet, hair plaited, rev. Nike standing to left, holding wreath in outstretched hand, pentagram in circle in left field, to right **ALEXANDP[OU]*, to left **BA SILEWS* (cf.S.6702, Price 3997 [p.501], SNG BMC -, M.-, ANS has an example). Good extremely fine, well centred, with full mint bloom, a very rare variety.
Ex Noble Numismatics Sale 90 (lot 3158).
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MACEDON, Kingdom of, Alexander III, (336-323 B.C.), gold stater, (8.36 g), Uncertain Eastern mint, issued ...