|Triton XIV, Lot: 182. Estimate $500.
Sold for $1000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
Circa 165-42 BC. AR Tetradrachm (32mm, 16.91 g, 12h). New Style coinage. Mened(emos), Epigen(es), and Ophelos, magistrates. Struck 135/4 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 ME-NEΔ/EΠI/ΓENO/OΦEΛOY (magistrates’ names) in five lines across field; to left, Asklepios standing left, holding serpent-entwined staff; Δ on amphora, ΣΩ below; all within wreath. Thompson 350f-g (same obv. die). Near EF, lightly toned. Struck on a broad flan.