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Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I

Lot nuber 228

KINGS of MACEDON. Philip V. 221-179 BC. AR Tetradrachm (31mm, 16.83 g, 12h). Pella or Amphipolis mint; Ar–, mintmaster. Struck circa 188/7-184 BC.


Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I
Lot: 228.
 Estimated: $ 7 500

Greek, Silver

Sold For $ 5 500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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KINGS of MACEDON. Philip V. 221-179 BC. AR Tetradrachm (31mm, 16.83 g, 12h). Pella or Amphipolis mint; Ar–, mintmaster. Struck circa 188/7-184 BC. Head of the hero Perseus left, wearing winged helmet surmounted by griffin’s head; harpa in background; all in the center of a Macedonian shield / Club; AP (mintmaster’s) monogram and BAΣIΛEΩΣ above, ΦIΛIΠΠOY below, monograms to lower left, and right; all within oak wreath tying to left; kerykeion to outer left. Mamroth, Philip 4 (this coin referenced); SNG Lockett 1529 = Bement 786 (this coin); Berlin 387 (same dies); Hunterian 1 (same dies). Old collection tone, patches of find patina. Good VF.

From the M.J.W. Collection. Ex Nomos 6 (8 May 2012), lot 56; Numismatica Ars Classica 6 (11 March 1993), lot 130; Richard Cyril Lockett Collection (Greek Part II, Glendining, 12 February 1958), lot 1397; Clarence S. Bement Collection (Naville VI, 28 January 1924), lot 786.


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.