Exceptional Damastion Tetradrachm
ILLYRO-PAEONIAN REGION, Damastion (Dardania).
|Sale: Triton XI, Lot: 135. Estimate $5000.
Closing Date: Monday, 7 January 2008.
Sold For $4750. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
Circa 365/0-350/45 BC. AR Tetradrachm (13.57 g, 12h). Herakleidas, magistrate. Larueate head of Apollo left / Tripod on base; knife and KH to left, HRAKL-EIDO
inscribed on base and to right. May, Damastion
51 (same obv. die); SNG Copenhagen -; BMC -; SNG Ashmolean 3320 (same obv. die). EF, attractive light iridescent toning. An exceptional piece, well struck on a broad flan. Very rare.
From the W.B. and R.E. Montgomery Collection.