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Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I

Lot nuber 168

THRACE, Maroneia. Circa 365-330s BC. AR Stater (24mm, 11.31 g, 1h). Persic standard. Hegesagores, magistrate.


Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I
Lot: 168.
 Estimated: $ 3 000

Greek, Silver

Sold For $ 4 250. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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THRACE, Maroneia. Circa 365-330s BC. AR Stater (24mm, 11.31 g, 1h). Persic standard. Hegesagores, magistrate. Free horse rearing left; above, eagle standing left / Grape arbor in linear square; EΠI HΓHΣ-AΓOPEΩ above and below; all within shallow incuse square. Schönert-Geiss Period VIII, 501 (V40/R66); HGC 3, 1533; BMC 22 (same dies); McClean 3957 (same dies). Attractive cabinet tone, a hint of die wear on obverse. EF. Very rare issue, only three examples noted by Schönert-Geiss, all in public collections (Cambridge, Berlin, and London), and four in CoinArchives.

From the Matthew Curtis Collection. Ex Classical Numismatic Group 45 (18 March 1998), lot 257; Classical Numismatic Review XXII.3 (Fall/Winter 1997), no. 20.


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.