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Sale: Triton VII, Lot: 265. Estimate $2500. 
Closing Date: Monday, 12 January 2004. 
Sold For $1800. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

CARIA, Mylasa. Circa 3rd century BC. AR Tetradrachm (13.51 gm). Heirenaios, magistrate. Zeus Labraundos standing right, holding double axe (labrys) in right hand, lotus-tipped sceptre in left / MULASEW[N], Zeus Osogoa standing right holding trident in right hand, eagle in left; EIRHNAIOS before. Delrieux, "Les Monnaies de Mylasa aux Types de Zeus Osogoa et Zeus Labraundeus" in NumChron 1999, 4 (D4/R4); Akarca -; SNG Helsinki -; BMC Caria -; SNG Copenhagen -; cf. SNG Kayhan 841 (different magistrate); SNG von Aulock -. Lightly toned EF, some light cleaning marks in fields. Extremely rare; third known specimen. ($2500)