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Triton XXII, Lot: 118. Estimate $30000.
Sold for $18000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SICILY, Katane. Circa 450-445 BC. AR Tetradrachm (25.5mm, 17.36 g, 3h). Charioteer, holding kentron in right hand and reins in both, driving slow quadriga right / Head of Apollo right, wearing laurel wreath; KATANAI-O-N around. Mirone 30–3; HGC 2, 566 (this coin illustrated); SNG ANS 1240–6; SNG Lloyd 891–3; Boston MFA Supp. 22 = Pozzi 410 (same dies); Gillet 381 (same dies); Kraay & Hirmer 35; Rizzo pl. X, 1–14. Near EF, attractive gray tone with golden hues in the devices, minor flan flaw on obverse.

From the Gasvoda Collection. Ex Gorny & Mosch 236 (7 March 2016), lot 35; Peter Guber Collection (Manhattan Sale II, 4 January 2011), lot 59.