Classical Numismatic Group > Auction 121Auction date: 6 October 2022
Lot number: 307

Price realized: 3,500 USD   (Approx. 3,556 EUR)   Note: Prices do not include buyer's fees.
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Lot description:


KINGS of PERGAMON. Eumenes I. 263-241 BC. AR Tetradrachm (29mm, 16.97 g, 1h). In the name of Philetairos. Pergamon mint. Struck circa 263-255/0 BC. Head of Philetairos right, wearing laurel wreath / ΦIΛETAIPOY, Athena enthroned left, right hand resting on shield set at her feet, left elbow resting on small sphinx seated right; transverse spear in background, ivy leaf above knee, monogram on throne, bow to right. Westermark Group III, obv. die V.XXIV; SNG BN 1607; SNG Ashmolean 752; SNG Copenhagen 334; BMC 34; Bement 1390; Hermitage Sale I 282; Jameson 1449 = Rhousopoulos 3336 (all above from the same obv. die); Triton XXI, lot 460 (same dies). Toned, slight die shift and light marks on reverse. Choice EF. Well struck from fresh dies with high relief and exceptional detail.

Ex Triton XXIII (14 January 2020), lot 321 (hammer $4750).


Estimate: 4000 USD