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Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I

Lot nuber 175

KINGS of THRACE, Macedonian. Lysimachos. 305-281 BC. AR Tetradrachm (30.5mm, 16.95 g, 12h). Pergamon mint. Struck circa 287/6-282 BC.


Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I
Lot: 175.
 Estimated: $ 7 500

Greek, Silver

Sold For $ 9 000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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KINGS of THRACE, Macedonian. Lysimachos. 305-281 BC. AR Tetradrachm (30.5mm, 16.95 g, 12h). Pergamon mint. Struck circa 287/6-282 BC. Diademed head of the deified Alexander right, with horn of Ammon; K below / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΛYΣIMAXOY, Athena Nikephoros seated left, left arm resting on shield, transverse spear in background; crescent to outer left, cult image to inner left, monogram in exergue. Thompson 221; Arnold-Biucchi, Pergamene 41–3 var. (O9/R– [unlisted rev. die]); Müller –; HGC 3, 1750m; SNG BN –; SNG Berry 431 (same obv. die). Attractive light toning, minor knock on reverse. EF. Fine style and high relief.

From the Ancient Miniature Art Collection. Ex Tkalec (18 February 2002), lot 39.

This coin is illustrated in the forthcoming book by H.B. Andersen, Apollo to Apollo: The Hunt for the Divine and Eternal Beauty.

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 One – Greek Coinage Part I will be held Tuesday morning, 14 January 2020 beginning at 9:00 AM 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.