|Triton XIV, Lot: 156. Estimate $500.
Sold for $850. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
Circa 165-42 BC. AR Tetradrachm (31mm, 16.92 g, 12h). New Style coinage. Hera(kles), Aristoph-, and Deme(trios), magistrates. Struck 136/5 BC. Head of Athena Parthenos right, wearing necklace, pendent earring, and triple-crested Attic helmet decorated with the protomes of four horses above the visor, a Pegasos in flight rightward above the raised earpiece, and a curvilinear ornament on the shell / Owl standing right, head facing, on amphora; A-ӨE above HPA/API-ΣTOΦ/ΔHMH (magistrates’ names) in four lines across field; to left, club facing downward, draped in lion skin and set over bow in case; Γ on amphora, HP below; all within wreath. Thompson 331f (same obv. die). Near EF, lightly toned, minor die shift on the obverse.