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Triton XXIII – Session Two – Greek Coinage Part II through Roman Imperial Coinage Part I

Lot nuber 356

IONIA, Ephesos. Circa 405-390 BC. AR Tetradrachm (27.5mm, 15.19 g, 12h). Chian standard. Xeines, magistrate.


Triton XXIII – Session Two – Greek Coinage Part II through Roman Imperial Coinage Part I
Lot: 356.
 Estimated: $ 5 000

Greek, Silver

Sold For $ 16 000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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IONIA, Ephesos. Circa 405-390 BC. AR Tetradrachm (27.5mm, 15.19 g, 12h). Chian standard. Xeines, magistrate. Bee, with curved wings, seen from above; E-Φ flanking / Forepart of stag right, head left; palm tree to left, ΞEINHΣ to right. Hecatomnus p. 102, 2 var. (unlisted dies); otherwise unpublished with this magistrate. Toned, a little die rust on obverse. EF. Attractive early issue from the long series of bee/stag tetradrachms at Ephesos. Extremely rare, the second known with this magistrate.

From the Jonathan P. Rosen Collection. Ex Roma XIII (23 March 2017), lot 230.


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 Two – Greek Coinage Part II through Roman Imperial Coinage Part I will be held Tuesday afternoon, 14 January 2020 beginning at 2:00 PM 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.