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Triton XV, Lot: 1211. Estimate $1500.
Sold for $4500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

AEOLIS, Myrina. Circa 155-145 BC. AR Tetradrachm (33mm, 17.02 g, 1h). Stephanophoric type. Head of Apollo right, wearing laurel wreath, hair in three plaits down neck / Apollo Grynios standing right, holding branch and phiale; monogram to left, omphalos and amphora at feet; all within laurel wreath. Sacks Issue 37 (dies 67/b); SNG von Aulock –; SNG Copenhagen –; BMC –; Vinchon (30 March 1981), lot 42. EF, a couple minor die breaks on obverse. Struck on good metal. Very rare issue, only two coins known to Sacks, both in museums (ANS and Vienna).


Ex Triton XI (9 January 2008), lot 218.