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Triton XV, Lot: 1096. Estimate $1000.
Sold for $750. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

ISLANDS off THRACE, Thasos. Circa 168/7-148 BC. AR Tetradrachm (32mm, 16.86 g, 10h). Head of young Dionysos right, hair in band and wreath of ivy with berries at the tip / Herakles standing left, right hand on club set on ground, lion skin draped over left arm; HPAKΛEOVΣ to right, ΣΩTHPOΣ to left, ΘAΣIΩN in exergue; M to inner left. Prokopov, Silberprägung 247 var. (V Ie2/R – [unlisted rev. die]); SNG Copenhagen 1039; HGC 6, 358. Near EF, toned. Fine style.

From the Deyo Collection. Ex Classical Numismatic Group 40 (with Numismatica Ars Classica, 4 December 1996), lot 985.