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

Lot nuber 442

ISLANDS off CARIA, Rhodos. Rhodes. Circa 205-190 BC. AR Tetradrachm (24mm, 13.52 g, 12h). Stasion, magistrate.


Triton XXIII – Session Two – Greek Coinage Part II through Roman Imperial Coinage Part I
Lot: 442.
 Estimated: $ 2 000

Greek, Silver

Sold For $ 3 500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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ISLANDS off CARIA, Rhodos. Rhodes. Circa 205-190 BC. AR Tetradrachm (24mm, 13.52 g, 12h). Stasion, magistrate. Radiate head of Helios facing slightly right / Rose with bud to right; ΣTAΣIΩN above, snake coiled around omphalos to left, P-O flanking stem. Ashton 261; HGC 6, 1422; SNG Copenhagen –; SNG Keckman –; SNG von Aulock –. Lightly toned. Near EF. Very rare, only two in CoinArchives.

From the Richard Sharf Collection, purchased from Derek Warden, 12 Janaury 2013.

The magistrate Stasion was one of a handful of magistrates whose name appears on both these civic tetradrachms and tetradrachms of Alexander type that were struck in the same period on Rhodes. Stasion’s Alexanders are quite numerous, but his civic issue is quite rare.

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.