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

Lot nuber 436

ISLANDS off CARIA, Kos. Circa 370/60-345 BC. AR Tetradrachm (24mm, 14.90 g, 5h). Herakleitos, magistrate.


Triton XXIII – Session Two – Greek Coinage Part II through Roman Imperial Coinage Part I
Lot: 436.
 Estimated: $ 1 500

Greek, Silver

Sold For $ 2 250. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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ISLANDS off CARIA, Kos. Circa 370/60-345 BC. AR Tetradrachm (24mm, 14.90 g, 5h). Herakleitos, magistrate. Bearded head of Herakles to left, wearing lion skin / Crab; KΩ[ION] above; below, club above HPAKΛEITOΣ; all in dotted square within shallow incuse square. Stefanaki, Kos I, Series V, 9th Emission, 265 = Ingvaldsen 35b = Pixodarus 15b = Hunt IV 395 (this coin); HN Online –; HGC 6, 1301; otherwise unpublished in the standard references. Toned, some roughness. Near EF. Very rare, only 11 examples noted with this magistrate.

From the San Vicente Collection. Ex Nelson Bunker Hunt Collection (Part IV, Sotheby’s, 19 June 1991), lot 395; Pixodarus Hoard (CH IX, 421).


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.