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

Lot nuber 509

PERSIA, Achaemenid Empire. temp. Artaxerxes III. Circa 350-340 BC. AR Tetradrachm (24mm, 15.07 g, 12h). Chian standard. Uncertain mint in Caria.


Triton XXIII – Session Two – Greek Coinage Part II through Roman Imperial Coinage Part I
Lot: 509.
 Estimated: $ 3 000

Greek, Silver

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

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PERSIA, Achaemenid Empire. temp. Artaxerxes III. Circa 350-340 BC. AR Tetradrachm (24mm, 15.07 g, 12h). Chian standard. Uncertain mint in Caria. Persian king, wearing kidaris and kandys, in kneeling-running stance right, drawing bow / Warrior, wearing kyrbasia, thrusting spear he holds aloft in right hand, on horse galloping right; to upper left, head of Herakles right, wearing lion skin headdress. Konuk, Influences, Group 5, 4 and pl. XXX, 17; Meadows, Administration 327 var. (letters on obv.); Mildenberg, Münzwesen pp. 26–7, and pl. XIV, 122–3 var. (same); Sunrise 73–4 var. (controls on rev.). Attractively toned, minor porosity. Good VF.

From the M.J.W. Collection, purchased from Forum Ancient Coins, 3 February 2008). Ex Classical Numismatic Group 72 (14 June 2006), lot 801 corr. (symbol on rev.); Classical Numismatic Group 69 (8 June 2005), lot 449 corr. (same); Gorny & Mosch 117 (14 October 2002), lot 335 corr. (same).


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.