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Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I

Lot nuber 229

KINGS of MACEDON. Perseus. 179-168 BC. AR Tetradrachm (32.5mm, 16.51 g, 7h). Attic standard. Pella or Amphipolis mint; Zoilos, mintmaster. Struck circa 179-178 BC.


Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I
Lot: 229.
 Estimated: $ 25 000

Greek, Silver

Sold For $ 25 000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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KINGS of MACEDON. Perseus. 179-168 BC. AR Tetradrachm (32.5mm, 16.51 g, 7h). Attic standard. Pella or Amphipolis mint; Zoilos, mintmaster. Struck circa 179-178 BC. Diademed head right; ZΩIΛOΣ below neck / BAΣI-ΛEΩΣ ΠEP-ΣEΩΣ, eagle, wings spread, standing right on thunderbolt; two monograms to right; all within oak wreath; star below. Mamroth, Perseus 1 (same obv. die as illustration); AMNG III 1; HGC 3, 1091; SNG Berry 383 (same obv. die); SNG München 1196 (same obv. die); Athena Fund II 452 (same obv. die); Consul Weber 1275 = de Sartiges 212 = Kunstfreund 238 = Gillet 811 (same obv. die); de Luynes 1712 (same dies); GPCG pl. 42, 7 = EHC 588 = Boehringer, Chronologie, pl. 7, 5 (same dies); Harlan J. Berk, 100 Greatest Ancient Coins (Atlanta, 2008), 67 (this coin). Toned. Near EF. Struck in high relief from dies of fine style.

From the M.J.W. Collection. Ex Berk BBS 178 (15 March 2011), lot 58.


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.