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

Lot nuber 537

BAKTRIA, Local issues. Circa 295/3-285/3 BC. AR Tetradrachm (24mm, 17.00 g, 6h). Local standard. Uncertain mint in the Oxus region.


Triton XXIII – Session Two – Greek Coinage Part II through Roman Imperial Coinage Part I
Lot: 537.
 Estimated: $ 2 000

Oriental Greek, Silver

Sold For $ 2 000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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BAKTRIA, Local issues. Circa 295/3-285/3 BC. AR Tetradrachm (24mm, 17.00 g, 6h). Local standard. Uncertain mint in the Oxus region. Head of Athena right, wearing earring and crested Attic helmet decorated with three olive leaves over visor and a spiral palmette on the bowl; monogram to left / Owl standing right, head facing; AΘE downward to right; olive spray and crescent to left; grape bunch above tail. SMAK pp. 64-70; Nicolet-Pierre & Amandry 13-14 (same obv. die); Bopearachchi, Sophytes 6-7; Bopearachchi & Rahman 64-5 var. (no grape bunch); SNG ANS –; HGC 12, –; Zeno –. Lightly toned, small scratch in reverse field. EF.

From the JTB Collection. Ex Roma XIV (21 September 2017), lot 354.


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.