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Triton XV, Lot: 1208. Estimate $1250.
Sold for $2750. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

AEOLIS, Kyme. Circa 165-140 BC. AR Tetradrachm (34mm, 16.51 g, 12h). Stephanophoric type. Herakleides, magistrate. Head of the Amazon Kyme right, wearing tainia / Horse prancing right; KYMAIΩN to right; below raised foreleg, eagle standing right on thunderbolt; HPAKΛEIΔHΣ below; all within wreath. Oakley obv. die 64; SNG Copenhagen 105 (same obv. die). EF, toned, areas of slight roughness. Rare issue, only 9 coins from two obverse dies recorded by Oakley.

Ex Collection C.P.A. (Classical Numismatic Group 78, 14 May 2008), lot 771; Classical Numismatic Group 61 (25 September 2002), lot 655.