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Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I

Lot nuber 167

THRACE, Maroneia. Circa 365-330s BC. AR Stater (23mm, 10.68 g, 11h). Persic standard. Philonikos, magistrate.


Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I
Lot: 167.
 Estimated: $ 2 000

Greek, Silver

Sold For $ 8 500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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THRACE, Maroneia. Circa 365-330s BC. AR Stater (23mm, 10.68 g, 11h). Persic standard. Philonikos, magistrate. Free horse rearing left / Grape arbor in linear square; [EΠI Φ]IΛ-ONI-KOY around; all within shallow incuse square. Schönert-Geiss Period VIII, 486 (V32/R56); HGC 3, 1533; Traité IV 1477, pl. CCCXLII, 13 (same dies). Attractive cabinet tone, slightly off center on reverse. EF. Very rare issue, only two examples noted by Schönert-Geiss, both in public collections (Paris and Sofia), and four in CoinArchives (including the present coin).

From the Matthew Curtis Collection, purchased from Ed Waddell, May 2013. Ex Künker 226 (11 March 2013), lot 290; Lanz 117 (24 November 2003), lot 163.


The final winners of all Triton XXIII lots will be determined at the live public sale that will be held on 14-15 January 2020. Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I will be held Tuesday morning, 14 January 2020 beginning at 9:00 AM ET.

Winning bids are subject to a 20% buyer's fee for bids placed on this website and in person at the public auction, 22.50% for all others.