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Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I

Lot nuber 173

KINGS of THRACE, Macedonian. Lysimachos. 305-281 BC. AR Tetradrachm (27.5mm, 17.13 g, 12h). Magnesia ad Maeandrum mint. Struck circa 297/6-282/1 BC.


Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I
Lot: 173.
 Estimated: $ 7 500

Greek, Silver

Sold For $ 27 500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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KINGS of THRACE, Macedonian. Lysimachos. 305-281 BC. AR Tetradrachm (27.5mm, 17.13 g, 12h). Magnesia ad Maeandrum mint. Struck circa 297/6-282/1 BC. Diademed head of the deified Alexander right, with horn of Ammon / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΛYΣIMAXOY, Athena Nikephoros seated left, left arm resting on shield, transverse spear in background; monogram to inner left. Thompson 113; Müller –; HGC 3, 1750e; Fowler Collection (Stack’s, 19 June 1969), lot 100 (same dies); Roma 7, lot 485 = Triton VIII, lot 272 (same dies). Deep iridescent tone, slight die shift on reverse. Superb EF. An exceptionally detailed portrait.

From the Matthew Curtis Collection.


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.