|Sale: Triton XII, Lot: 691. Estimate $3000.
Closing Date: Monday, 5 January 2009.
Sold For $2100. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
AD 198-217. Æ Medallion - 40mm (38.26 g, 6h). Philippopolis in Thrace mint. Struck AD 214. AVT K M AVP CEVH ΑΝΤΩΝΕΙΝΟС, laureate heroic bust right, seen from behind, wearing aegis / KOINON ΘPAKΩN A ΛΕZANΔPIA EN ΦIΛ I(ΠΠ) OΠI, ΠVΘI A across field, nude Apollo standing facing, head left, drapery over left shoulder, holding patera in outstretched right hand over serpent-entwined tripod and cradling bow in left arm. T. Gerassimov, “Les Alexandria, Pythia et Kendreisia à Philippopolis,” Studia in Honorem Acad. D. Dečev (Sofiya, 1958), pl. II, 6 (only rev. illustrated); Mouchmov, Philippopolis -; Varbanov 1473 (same dies as illustrated coin). VF, green patina with dusty earthen overtones. A well centered and attractive specimen.
Ex Classical Numismatic Group 57 (4 April 2001), lot 788.