|Triton XIV, Lot: 305. Estimate $2000.
Sold for $1500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
Circa 650-550 BC. EL Trite – 1/3 Stater (11mm, 4.71 g). Milesian standard. Figural-on-striated type. Winged bearded male figure (daimon) advancing left, head right / Two square punches, both with raised lines within. Weidauer 177; CNG 85, lot 435 (both from the same die and punches). VF. Extremely rare, the third known trite of this type.
This trite is part of a series also known from staters (Rosen 246), hemistaters (Weidauer 175-6 and Triton VIII, lot 451), and hektes (Rosen 263).