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.
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

Match 1:
Classical Numismatic Group > Auction 121Auction date: 6 October 2022
Lot number: 308

Price realized: 2,000 USD   (Approx. 2,032 EUR)   Note: Prices do not include buyer's fees.
Lot description:


KINGS of PERGAMON. Eumenes I. 263-241 BC. AR Tetradrachm (31mm, 17.01 g, 12h). In the name of Philetairos. Pergamon mint. Struck circa 255/50-241 BC. Head of Philetairos right, wearing laurel wreath / Athena enthroned left, elbow resting on shield to right, crowning dynastic name with wreath; transverse spear in background, ivy leaf to outer left, monogram to inner left, bow to right. Westermark Group IVA, obv. die XLIX; SNG BN 1610 (same obv. die). Lightly toned, minor marks. EF. Well centered.


Estimate: 3000 USD

Match 2:
Classical Numismatic Group > Electronic Auction 526Auction date: 2 November 2022
Lot number: 118

Price realized: 650 USD   (Approx. 659 EUR)   Note: Prices do not include buyer's fees.
Lot description:


KINGS of PERGAMON. Eumenes I. 263-241 BC. AR Tetradrachm (29mm, 16.89 g, 1h). In the name of Philetairos. Pergamon mint. Struck circa 255/0-241 BC. Laureate head of Philetairos right / Athena enthroned left, elbow resting on shield to right, crowning dynastic name; transverse spear in background, grape bunch to outer left, A to inner left, bow to right. Westermark Group V (unlisted dies); SNG BN 1618. Toned, some porosity, small scrape on the reverse. VF.

Ex Lampasas Collection (Classical Numismatic Group Electronic Auction 486, 24 February 2021), lot 143; Classical Numismatic Group Electronic Auction 363 (11 November 2015), lot 143.


Estimate: 300 USD

Match 3:
Classical Numismatic Group > Electronic Auction 529Auction date: 14 December 2022
Lot number: 156

Price realized: 1,100 USD   (Approx. 1,045 EUR)   Note: Prices do not include buyer's fees.
Lot description:


KINGS of PERGAMON. Eumenes I. 263-241 BC. AR Tetradrachm (29mm, 17.00 g, 12h). In the name of Philetairos. Pergamon mint. Struck circa 255/0-241 BC. Laureate head of Philetairos right / Athena enthroned left, holding shield, left elbow resting on sphinx seated right; spear diagonally in background, ivy leaf to inner left, bow to outer right, monogram on throne. Westermark Group III, obv. die V.XXV:A; SNG BN 1606–9; BMC 32 (same obv. die). Lightly toned, trace deposits. Good VF.

From the D.K. Collection.


Estimate: 500 USD

Match 4:
Classical Numismatic Group > Electronic Auction 530Auction date: 4 January 2023
Lot number: 181

Price realized: 475 USD   (Approx. 450 EUR)   Note: Prices do not include buyer's fees.
Lot description:


KINGS of PERGAMON. Eumenes I. 263-241 BC. AR Tetradrachm (28mm, 16.50 g, 12h). In the name of Philetairos. Pergamon mint. Struck circa 255/0-241 BC. Laureate head of Philetairos right / Athena enthroned left, holding shield, left elbow resting on sphinx seated right; spear diagonally in background, ivy leaf to inner left, bow to outer right, monogram on throne. Westermark Group III, obv. die V.XXIX; SNG BN 1606–9; BMC 32 (same obv. die). Light scratch on reverse. VF.


Estimate: 300 USD

Match 5:
Classical Numismatic Group > Auction 121Auction date: 6 October 2022
Lot number: 309

Price realized: Unsold
Lot description:


KINGS of PERGAMON. Attalos I. 241-197 BC. AR Tetradrachm (27mm, 16.96 g, 12h). In the name of Philetairos. Pergamon mint. Struck circa 241-235 BC. Laureate head of Philetairos right / ΦIΛETAIPOY, Athena enthroned left, left elbow resting on shield to right, crowning dynastic name with wreath held in her extended right hand; spear in background, palm frond to outer left, monogram to inner left, bow to right. Westermark Group VI:A, dies V.LXXXIX/R.3; F. Imhoof-Blumer, Die Münzen der Dynastie von Pergamon (1884), 19 (same obv. die); SNG BN 1621; SNG von Aulock –; SNG Copenhagen –; BMC 39; Boston MFA 1615 = Warren 1031; Pozzi 2255. Lightly toned, traces of find patina. EF. Powerful portrait.

From the Father & Son Collection, purchased from ArtAncient. Ex Numismatic Fine Arts VI (27 February 1979), lot 264; Leu 13 (29 April 1975), lot 204.


Estimate: 5000 USD