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Triton XV, Lot: 1206. Estimate $3000.
Sold for $2750. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

ISLANDS off TROAS, Tenedos. Circa 160-70 BC. AR Drachm (19mm, 3.94 g, 12h). Stephanophoric type. Janiform head of a laureate male and diademed female / Labrys; monogram and grape bunch to left, star-in-crescent to right; TENEΔIΩN above; all within laurel wreath. Cf. Callataÿ, Tenedos 35-7 (D12/- [unlisted rev. die]); SNG Copenhagen -; HGC 6, 391 (this coin illustrated). EF, light scratch in the field on the obverse, minor porosity. High relief.

Ex Gorny & Mosch 180 (12 October 2009), lot 157.