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Electronic Auction 523

Lot nuber 155

BITHYNIA, Kalchedon. Circa 260-220 BC. AR Tetradrachm (29mm, 16.84 g, 12h). In the name and types of Alexander III of Macedon.


Electronic Auction 523
Lot: 155.
 Estimated: $ 300

Greek, 12h, Silver

Sold For $ 1 600. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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BITHYNIA, Kalchedon. Circa 260-220 BC. AR Tetradrachm (29mm, 16.84 g, 12h). In the name and types of Alexander III of Macedon. Head of Herakles right, wearing lion skin / Zeus Aëtophoros seated left; ΠA monogram in left field, grain ear in exergue. Price 926 (Kallatis); Türkoğlu –; HGC 7, 521; Black Sea Hoard 26 (same dies). Toned, underlying luster, slight die shift on reverse. Good VF.

See U. Wartenberg & J.H. Kagan, “Some Comments on a New Hoard from the Balkan Sea” in Travaux Le Rider, pp. 402–5, for the reattribution of this, and many of the other issues Price assigned to Kallatis, to Kalchedon.

Closing Date and Time: 7 September 2022 at 10:51:20 ET.

All winning bids are subject to an 20% buyer’s fee.