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Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I

Lot nuber 188

MACEDON, Amphipolis. Late 5th-early 4th century BC. AR Obol (8.5mm, 0.44 g, 9h).


Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I
Lot: 188.
 Estimated: $ 750

Greek, Silver

Sold For $ 700. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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MACEDON, Amphipolis. Late 5th-early 4th century BC. AR Obol (8.5mm, 0.44 g, 9h). Male head right, wearing tainia / Fish (perch) diagonally downward to right; A-M-Φ-I around; all in linear square within shallow incuse square. Lorber Group I, 68 (O.o.2/R.o.2); HGC 3, 416; SNG Delepierre 879 (same dies); SNG Stockholm 876 (same dies). Deep iridescent tone, surfaces a touch granular. EF. Well centered and struck, with excellent detail. Very rare Group I obol, only seven recorded by Lorber, and this is the sole example in CoinArchives.

From the JTB Collection. Ex Gorny & Mosch 215 (14 October 2013), lot 753.


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.