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Sale: Triton VIII, Lot: 189. Estimate $4000. 
Closing Date: Monday, 10 January 2005. 
Sold For $3000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

KINGS of MACEDON. Antigonos III Doson. 229-221 BC. AR Tetradrachm (16.90 gm, 12h). Amphipolis(?) mint. Struck circa 227-225 BC. Wreathed head of Poseidon right / BASILEWS ANTIGONOU on side of prow, upon which Apollo is seated left, holding a bow in his outstretched hand; monogram below. EHC 436; cf. AMNG III 4 (Antigonos II Gonatas); SNG Alpha Bank 1046; SNG München 1121. Superb EF. Unusually well struck for this series. ($4000)

From the Ronald Cohen Collection. Ex Numismatic Fine Arts XX (9-10 March 1988), lot 683.