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Sale: Triton V, Lot: 524. Estimate $300. 
Closing Date: Wednesday, 16 January 2002. 
Sold For $375. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

GALATIA, Tavion. Circa Mid-1st Century AD. Æ 27mm (13.20 gm). TPO-KMWN, Zeus seated facing, holding sceptre in right hand / [SEBASTH]NWN (retrograde), bull standing left. RPC I 3568 (corr.); SNG France 2646; SNG Copenhagen -; BMC Galatia pg. 24, 3-4; SNG von Aulock - Laffaille -. VF, dark brown patina, typical oval flan. Rare. ($300)

Tavion was the capital of the Trokmoi (the principal tribe of eastern Galatia), named as the issuers of this coinage in the obverse legend.