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Triton XV, Lot: 1219. Estimate $2000.
Sold for $2000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

IONIA, Magnesia ad Maeandrum. Circa 155-145 BC. AR Tetradrachm (29mm, 16.95 g, 12h). Stephanophoric type. Herognetos, son of Zopyrionos, “magistrate”. Diademed and draped bust of Artemis right, bow and quiver over shoulder / Apollo Delphios standing left, left elbow resting on tall tripod behind, holding in right hand a branch tied with fillet; HPOΓNHTOΣ ZOΠYPIΩNOΣ to left, MAΓNHTΩN to right, meander pattern below; all within laurel wreath. Jones obv. die 27; SNG Kayhan –; SNG von Aulock –; SNG Copenhagen –; BMC –; SNG Lockett 2829 = Pozzi 2463 (same obv. die). EF, lightly toned, a hint of die wear on obverse. Fine style and well centered.

Ex Classical Numismatic Group 84 (5 May 2010), lot 627; Lanz 132 (27 November 2006), lot 197.