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Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I

Lot nuber 263

ATTICA, Athens. Circa 165-42 BC. AR Tetradrachm (34.5mm, 16.60 g, 12h). New Style coinage. Struck circa 165-149/8 BC.


Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I
Lot: 263.
 Estimated: $ 1 000

Greek, Silver

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

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ATTICA, Athens. Circa 165-42 BC. AR Tetradrachm (34.5mm, 16.60 g, 12h). New Style coinage. Struck circa 165-149/8 BC. Head of Athena Parthenos right, wearing single-pendant earring, necklace, and triple-crested Attic helmet decorated with the foreparts of four horses above the visor, a Pegasos in flight rightward above the raised earpiece, and a curvilinear ornament on the bowl / Owl standing right, head facing, on amphora; A-ӨE across upper field, two monograms across central field, grain ear to lower right; all within wreath. Thompson 54 (same obv. die); HGC 4, 1602; BMC 290; McClean 5898. Lightly toned. Choice EF. Fine style. Well centered on a broad flan.

From the Matthew Curtis Collection.


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.