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

Lot nuber 512

PERSIA, Alexandrine Empire. temp. Stamenes – Seleukos. Satraps of Babylon, circa 328/3-311 BC. AV Double Daric (16mm, 16.66 g). Babylon mint.


Triton XXIII – Session Two – Greek Coinage Part II through Roman Imperial Coinage Part I
Lot: 512.
 Estimated: $ 15 000

Greek, Gold

Sold For $ 20 000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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PERSIA, Alexandrine Empire. temp. Stamenes – Seleukos. Satraps of Babylon, circa 328/3-311 BC. AV Double Daric (16mm, 16.66 g). Babylon mint. Persian king or hero, wearing kidaris and kandys, quiver over shoulder, in kneeling-running stance right, holding spear in right hand, bow in left; ΛY and O to left, M to right / Patterned incuse punch. Unpublished issue, but has controls of Nicolet-Pierre 1, with additional symbol in left field, which transitioned into Nicoloet-Pierre 3 (see next lot). Underlying luster. Near EF. Extremely rare, none in CoinArchives.

Struck from the same obverse die as the following lot, but with different control mark in left field engraved over the one here.

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.