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Triton XXII, Lot: 236. Estimate $3000.
Sold for $3750. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

KINGS of PERGAMON. Eumenes I. 263-241 BC. AR Tetradrachm (29mm, 17.02 g, 12h). In the name of Philetairos. Pergamon mint. Struck circa 255/50-241 BC. Head of Philetairos right, wearing laurel wreath / ΦIΛETAIPOY, Athena enthroned left, left elbow resting on shield to right, crowning dynastic name with wreath held in her extended right hand; transverse spear in background, ivy leaf to outer left, monogram to inner left, bow to right. Westermark Group IVA, obv. die LIII; SNG BN 1610–5; SNG von Aulock 1356–7; SNG Copenhagen 335. EF, toned, tiny edge nick, area of slight roughness on reverse.

From the Gasvoda Collection. Ex Classical Numismatic Group 93 (22 May 2013), lot 358.