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11000275
Triton XXII, Lot: 275. Estimate $2000.
Sold for $4250. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

DYNASTS of LYCIA. Kherei. Circa 410-390 BC. AR Stater (16.5mm, 8.43 g, 7h). Telmessos mint. Head of Athena right, wearing crested Attic helmet decorated with spiral palmette and three olive leaves; KH (in Lycian) between neck guard and crest / Bearded head of Herakles right, wearing lion skin; KHER[ÊI] (in Lycian) before, TELEBEHIHE (in Lycian) behind; all within incuse square. Mørkholm & Zahle II 52 = SNG Copenhagen Supp. 451 (same dies); Falghera –; Reuter –; SNG von Aulock 4198 (same dies). Near EF, toned, a touch of granularity. Struck from fresh dies.


Ex MoneyMuseum, Zurich Collection (Triton XVIII, 6 January 2015), lot 682; Leu 77 (11 May 2000), lot 353.