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Triton XXI, Lot: 460. Estimate $5000.
Sold for $5000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

KINGS of PERGAMON. Eumenes I. 263-241 BC. AR Tetradrachm (29.5mm, 17.21 g, 1h). In the name of Philetairos. Head of Philetairos right, wearing laurel wreath / ΦIΛETAIPOY, Athena enthroned left, right hand resting on shield set at her feet, left elbow resting on small sphinx seated right; transverse spear in background, ivy leaf above knee, monogram on throne, bow to right. Westermark Group III, obv. die V.XXIV; SNG BN 1607; SNG Ashmolean 752; SNG Copenhagen 334; BMC 34; Bement 1390; Hermitage Sale I 282; Jameson 1449 = Rhousopoulos 3336 (all from the same obv. die). EF, toned. Well struck from fresh dies with high relief and exceptional detail. Excellent metal.


Ex Classical Numismatic Group 93 (22 May 2013), lot 356.