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

Lot nuber 459

SELEUKID EMPIRE. Seleukos I Nikator. As satrap, 321-315 BC. AV Stater (17.5mm, 8.54 g, 1h). In the name and types of Alexander III of Macedon. Babylon I mint. Struck circa 311-300 BC.


Triton XXIII – Session Two – Greek Coinage Part II through Roman Imperial Coinage Part I
Lot: 459.
 Estimated: $ 5 000

Greek, Gold

Sold For $ 3 750. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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SELEUKID EMPIRE. Seleukos I Nikator. As satrap, 321-315 BC. AV Stater (17.5mm, 8.54 g, 1h). In the name and types of Alexander III of Macedon. Babylon I mint. Struck circa 311-300 BC. Head of Athena right, wearing single pendant earring, necklace, and triple-crested Corinthian helmet adorned with a serpent / BAΣ-IΛEΩΣ AΛEΞANΔPO[Y], Nike standing left, holding wreath in extended right hand, cradling stylis in left arm; below left wing, pellet above MI; monogram in wreath below right wing. SC 81.2 var. (no pellet above MI); Price 3748 var. (same); HGC 9, 3a; SNG Saroglos 166–8 var. (same); BM acc. no. 1994,0915.55 (same dies); CNG 61, lot 250 corr. (pellet not noted); Elsen 92, lot 107 corr. = Elsen 86, lot 72 corr. (same; same obv. die); Gorny & Mosch 244, lot 165 corr. (same; same dies); Goldberg 70, lot 3053 corr. (same; same obv. die); Roma XV, lot 304–5 corr. (same; the latter, same dies); Nomos 15, lot 76 corr. (same). Fully lustrous, a hint of die rust on obverse. Superb EF. Well centered. Rare variety, unnoticed in prior lisings.


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.