|Triton XIV, Lot: 229. Estimate $500.
Sold for $750. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
Circa 165-42 BC. AR Tetradrachm (30mm, 16.99 g, 12h). New Style coinage. Polycharm(os), Nikog(enes), and Protim-, magistrates. Struck 133/2 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 ΠOΛY-XAP[M]/NIKO[Γ]/ΠPO/TIM (magistrates’ names) in five lines across field; winged kerykeion to left, Λ on amphora, ΣΦ below; all within wreath. Thompson 379 var. (same obv. die; unlisted month/control letters combination). Near EF, lightly toned.