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Thyateira Homonoia with Smyrna

Triton XX, Lot: 457. Estimate $10000.
Sold for $8000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

LYDIA, Thyateira. Gordian III. AD 238-244. Æ Medallion (51mm, 52.67 g). Homonoia with Smyrna. T. Fab. Alphinos Apollinarios, magistrate. AVT K • M • ANT Γ–OPΔIANOC, laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / ЄΠ • T ΦAB AΛΦ AΠOΛINAPIOV • ΘVATЄIP–HNΩN • K • CMVPN •/ OMONOIA, confronted turreted busts of Tyche of Thyateira right, facing Amazon of Smyrna left. F&N –; RPC VII.1, 191 (Av1/Rv1). EF, red-brown surfaces, gently smoothed in areas. Extremely rare, seemingly the second known and the only in private hands.


Ex Numismatica Ars Classica 78 (26 May 2014), lot 1085.