|Triton XIV, Lot: 152. Estimate $1000.
Sold for $900. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
Circa 165-42 BC. AR Tetradrachm (31mm, 16.71 g, 12h). New Style coinage. Hera(kles) and Aristoph-, magistrates. Struck 136/5 BC. Head of Athena Parthenos right, wearing necklace, pendent earring, and triple-crested Attic helmet decorated with the protomes of four horses above the visor, a Pegasos in flight rightward above the raised earpiece, and a curvilinear ornament on the shell / Owl standing right, head facing, on amphora; A-ӨE above HPA/API-ΣTOΦ (magistrates’ names) in three lines across field; to left, club facing downward, draped in lion skin and set over bow in case; all within wreath. Cf. Thompson 330 (same obv. die; no month or control letters); UBS 63, 139 (same dies). Near EF, lightly toned. Extremely rare without the third magistrate, month, or control letters.