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Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I

Lot nuber 322

KINGS of PERGAMON. Eumenes I. 263-241 BC. AR Tetradrachm (30mm, 16.96 g, 12h). In the name of Philetairos. Pergamon mint. Struck circa 255/50-241 BC.


Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I
Lot: 322.
 Estimated: $ 7 500

Greek, Silver

Sold For $ 5 000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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KINGS of PERGAMON. Eumenes I. 263-241 BC. AR Tetradrachm (30mm, 16.96 g, 12h). In the name of Philetairos. Pergamon mint. Struck circa 255/50-241 BC. Head of Philetairos right, wearing laurel wreath / ΦIΛETAIPOY, Athena enthroned left, left elbow resting on shield to right, crowning dynastic name with wreath held in her extended right hand; transverse spear in background, ivy leaf to outer left, monogram to inner left, bow to right. Westermark Group IVA (unlisted dies); SNG BN 1610–6; SNG von Aulock 1356–7; SNG Copenhagen 335; Dewing 2208. Toned, with underlying luster. Superb EF. Of extremely high relief and the finest Hellenistic art.

From the M.J.W. Collection. Ex CNG Inventory 926402 (March 2013).


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.