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Triton XXII, Lot: 271. Estimate $1500.
Sold for $2500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

ISLANDS off CARIA, Kos. Circa 280-250 BC. AR Tetradrachm (26.5mm, 14.95 g, 1h). Moschion, magistrate. Head of Herakles right, wearing lion skin / Crab; KΩION above, MOΣXIΩN and bow-in-bowcase below; all within dotted square. Requier Group II, Series 1, 20 corr. (D6/R18, spelling of magistrate); Stefanaki Series VII, Issue 17, 781–3 (same dies); HGC 6, 1308; BMC 43 (same dies). Near EF, lightly toned, a couple tiny die breaks, trace deposits. Extremely rare magistrate, only three recorded, the present coin is the only example in CoinArchives.

From the Londinium Collection. Ex Classical Numismatic Group 100 (7 October 2015), lot 1506.