|Triton XIV, Lot: 192. Estimate $500.
Sold for $1100. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
Circa 165-42 BC. AR Tetradrachm (28mm, 16.84 g, 11h). New Style coinage. Mened(emos), Epigen(es), and Eury(kleides), 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/ΓEN[O]/EYPY (magistrates’ names) in five lines across field; to left, Asklepios standing left, holding serpent-entwined staff; Λ on amphora, Σ[ ... ] below; all within wreath. Cf. Thompson 354 (same obv. die). Near EF, lightly toned.