KINGS OF PERGAMON. Eumenes I, 263-241 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 30 mm, 16.95 g, 1 h), struck in the name and with the portrait of Philetairos, founder of the kingdom, circa 263-255/0. Head of Philetairos to right, wearing taenia. Rev. ΦΙΛETAIPOY Athena seated left on backless throne, holding, with her right hand, a shield adorned with a gorgoneion and, with her left, spear downwards over her left shoulder, and resting her left elbow on a sphinx; to left, below her arm, ivy leaf; on the throne, Α; to right, bow. SNG BN 1604-9. Westermark Group III, obverse die V.XXVIII. Lovely portrait and sharp details. Some metal roughness and porosity, especially on the lower obverse, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1600 CHF
Starting Price: 1000 CHF