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Triton XV, Lot: 1253. Estimate $7500.
Sold for $7500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

DYNASTS of LYCIA. Mithrapata. Circa 390-370 BC. AR Stater (24mm, 9.85 g, 4h). Facing lion scalp; triskeles below / Head of Mithrapata left; name in Lycian around, triskeles to lower right; all within incuse square. Mildenberg, Mithrapata 9 (O5/R6); Podalia 70 (A4/P6) = SNG von Aulock 4238; Falghera 193; SNG Copenhagen Supp. 473; Kraay & Hirmer 657; LHS 102, lot 301 (same dies). EF, lightly toned, minor flan flaw on reverse.


Equal to, if not better than, the LHS coin (op. cit, above) that was described as “one of the finest known.”