|Sale: Triton IX, Lot: 1564. Estimate $500.
Closing Date: Monday, 9 January 2006.
Sold For $900. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
253-268 AD. Æ 26mm (8.57 g, 6h). Ephesus mint. AVTPO LI GA
C, laureate and draped bust left, seen from behind, holding spear forward and shield decorated with eight-rayed star / EFE
, Artemis Phosporus standing right, quiver over shoulder, holding long torch in both hands. Kraft pl. 28, 168a (same dies); BMC 382; cf. SNG München 259 (for obv. type); SNG Copenhagen -; cf. SNG von Aulock 7888 (for rev. type). Good VF, green and brown patina. Struck on a medallic flan with grooved edge. An exceptional provincial portrait coin for this emperor. ($500)