|Sale: Triton X, Lot: 319. Estimate $1000.
Closing Date: Monday, 8 January 2007.
Sold For $1800. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
Circa 625-600 BC. EL Trite – 1/3 Stater (4.55 g). Milesian standard. Geometric type. Geometric figure resembling a star, composed of a cross centered upon a polygon of eight sides / Rectangular incuse punch divided horizontally and vertically into four compartments by two perpendicular lines; the upper two compartments divided into thirds by two parallel lines; the lower two compartments divided into halves by a single line, the upper halves contain a pellet, the lower halves are bisected by two small vertical lines. McFadden 1; SNG Kayhan 697; Zhuyuetang 2; SNG Copenhagen (Cyprus, etc.), pl. 10, 318; Rosen Collection (MuM 72), lot 12; Triton IX, 944-5 (all struck from the same obv. die). Good VF for issue. Very rare.