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Research Coins: Printed Auction

 
Triton XXII, Lot: 255. Estimate $3000.
Sold for $7500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

ISLANDS off IONIA, Chios. Circa 380-350 BC. AR Tetradrachm (23mm, 14.95 g, 9h). Herodotos, magistrate. Sphinx seated left; to left, [grape bunch above] amphora; all on shallow convex surface / Quadripartite incuse square, with striated quarters and thick bands; HPOΔOTO[Σ] on horizontal band. Mavrogordato 49 (unlisted magistrate); Pixodarus 18 = Hurter, Pixodarus 15 = Leu 25, 150 = Gorny & Mosch 244, lot 314; HGC 6, 1116. Good VF, toned. Extremely rare with this magistrate, only the Pixodarus coin recorded.