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Lot 2370

Macedon under the Romans, Gordian III, AD 238-244. AE 26 minted c. AD 243-244. Diademed head right of Alexander the Great in the style of the coinage of Lysimachos. Reverse: Alexander taming Bucephalus. BMC 108; SNG Cop 1357. Very rare and of the finest style of the period, contemporary with the Abukir gold medallions. Extremely Fine with even brown patina.

Likely issued to commemorate the Olympic Games at Beroea in Macedon, AD 243, or the visit of Philip I to Macedon in AD 244.
Estimated Value $375 - 475.

Realized $633

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