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Triton XV, Lot: 1145. Estimate $5000.
Sold for $5000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

KINGS of MACEDON. Perseus. 179-168 BC. AR Tetradrachm (34mm, 17.04 g, 12h). Attic standard. Pella or Amphipolis mint; Zoilos, mintmaster. Struck circa 174–173 BC. Head right, wearing diadem / BAΣI-ΛEΩΣ ΠEP-ΣEΩΣ, eagle, wings spread, standing right on thunderbolt; ZΩ monogram (= Zoilos) above, EΘ monogram to right, EY monogram below; all within oak wreath; below, plow right. Mamroth, Philip 5; SNG Saroglos 958–60; Boston MFA 721 = Warren 672; Hunterian 2; McClean 3674 (same obv. die); Bement 793. EF, toned, some die wear on obverse. Well centered on an exceptionally broad flan.

Ex Münzen und Medaillen AG 53 (29 October 1977), lot 66.