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Research Coins: Feature Auction

 
77000072
Sale: Triton XI, Lot: 72. Estimate $500. 
Closing Date: Monday, 7 January 2008. 
Sold For $950. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SICILY, Syracuse. Hieron II. 275-215 BC. Æ Hemilitron (16.29 g, 12h). Struck circa 240/30-218 BC. Diademed head left; thunderbolt behind / IERWN[OS], Hieron, holding couched lance in right hand, on horse prancing right; AP monogram below horse’s forelegs. Carroccio, basileus, type 62; cf. CCO pl. XLII, 12-17; CNS 195 Ds 59 R1 8; SNG ANS 933 var. (obv. symbol); cf. SNG Lloyd 1555. EF, dark green patina, minor cleaning marks.