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Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I

Lot nuber 325

ISLANDS off TROAS, Tenedos. Circa 100-70 BC. AR Drachm (19.5mm, 3.84 g, 1h).


Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I
Lot: 325.
 Estimated: $ 1 500

Greek, Silver

Sold For $ 1 800. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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ISLANDS off TROAS, Tenedos. Circa 100-70 BC. AR Drachm (19.5mm, 3.84 g, 1h). Janiform head of a male left, laureate, and female right, wearing stephanos / Labrys; TENEΔIΩN above, monogram and grape bunch to left of handle, tripod to right; all within wreath. Callataÿ, Tenedos 48 var. (unlisted dies); HGC 6, 391; SNG von Aulock –; SNG Copenhagen –; SNG München –; BM acc. 1979,1.1.302. Toned, minor roughness. Good VF. Extremely rare with tripod, only the BM example published, and this coin is one of two in CoinArchives (the other: NAC 100, lot 152 = Naumann 44, lot 253).

From the JTB Collection. Ex Vineyard Collection (Nomos 17, 26 October 2018), lot 160 (hammer 1700 CHF); Classical Numismatic Group 63 (21 May 2003), lot 451.


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.