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360, Lot: 99. Estimate $100.
Sold for $95. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

MESSENIA, Messene. Circa 191-183 BC. Æ Tetartemorion – Trichalkon (22mm, 6.89 g, 5h). Wreathed head of Demeter right / Zeus standing right, holding eagle on his outstretched arm, preparing to cast thunderbolt; to left, ME monogram above ΔI monogram within wreath; tripod to right. Grandjean Series XI, Emission γ; BCD Peloponnesos 708 var. (magistrate); HGC 5, 575 var. (same). Fine, brown patina.

From the BCD Collection. Ex Joseph J. Copeland Colection (Coin Galleries, 10 February 1993), lot 444 (part of).