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Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I

Lot nuber 321

KINGS of PERGAMON. Eumenes I. 263-241 BC. AR Tetradrachm (29mm, 16.97 g, 1h). In the name of Philetairos. Pergamon mint. Struck circa 263-255/0 BC.


Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I
Lot: 321.
 Estimated: $ 5 000

360 Photo, Greek, Silver

Sold For $ 4 750. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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KINGS of PERGAMON. Eumenes I. 263-241 BC. AR Tetradrachm (29mm, 16.97 g, 1h). In the name of Philetairos. Pergamon mint. Struck circa 263-255/0 BC. 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 above from the same obv. die); Triton XXI, lot 460 (same dies). Toned, light marks in field on reverse. Choice EF. Well struck from fresh dies with high relief and exceptional detail.


The final winners of all Triton XXIII lots will be determined at the live public sale that will be held on 14-15 January 2020. Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I will be held Tuesday morning, 14 January 2020 beginning at 9:00 AM ET.

Winning bids are subject to a 20% buyer's fee for bids placed on this website and in person at the public auction, 22.50% for all others.