ISLANDS off IONIA, Chios.
|Sale: Triton XIII, Lot: 1313. Estimate $500.
Closing Date: Monday, 4 January 2010.
Sold For $1500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
Circa 190-165 BC. AR Tetradrachm (16.67 g, 12h). In the name and types of Alexander III of Macedon. Menekrates, magistrate. Head of Herakles right, wearing lion skin / Zeus Aëtophoros seated left; in left field, sphinx seated left on amphora; MENEKPATH[Σ] in exergue. Price 2426; Bauslaugh, Posthumous
, series 73, dies 85/221; Mavrogordoto 60, pl. V, 13 = Hunterian 133 (same dies); SNG München -; SNG Alpha Bank 638 (same obv. die); SNG Saroglos 455 (same dies). Good VF, toned, light double strike. Amazingly broad flan.