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Sale 1905 Lot 136

Alexander the Great Gold Stater

Macedonian Empire, 336-323 B.C.
Obverse: Helmeted head of Athena, right
Reverse: Nike standing left, holding wreath and stylis; [in Greek] "ALEXANDER"
presented in an "eyeglass" frame suspended from a wire so that it can revolve within a maroon velvet-lined gilt and glazed shadowbox frame, the reverse with certificate of authenticity from Cardow Jewelers, St. Thomas, Virgin Islands.
coin dia. 19 mm; framed 8-1/4" x 8-1/4"

Estimate $1,000-1,500

Sold for $2,000
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