|Triton XV, Lot: 489. Estimate $300.
Sold for $5500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
Circa 350s BC. AR Hemidrachm (17mm, 2.78 g, 4h). Lion’s head l., spear in its jaws / OITA r. down, IΩN l. down, Herakles, naked, standing facing, holding club with both hands transversely across his chest. Valassiadis 3. Good VF, nice old collection toning; a couple of old scratches on the reverse. From the Rous collection. Ex Münzen und Medaillen 54 (26 October 1978) 206, hammer CHF 4000; Hess-Leu 24 (16 April 1964) 153; Etienne Bourgey 29 May 1911 (Rous) 122.