|Triton XIV, Lot: 161. Estimate $300.
Sold for $700. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
Circa 165-42 BC. AR Tetradrachm (29mm, 16.88 g, 12h). New Style coinage. Hera(kles), Aristoph-, and Philo(n), 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/ΦIΛΩ (magistrates’ names) in four lines across field; to left, club facing downward, draped in lion skin and set over bow in case; E on amphora, HP below; all within wreath. Thompson 334 var. (same obv. die; unlisted month/control letters combination). Near EF, lightly toned, some deposits on the obverse.