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Triton XXII, Lot: 123. Estimate $2000.
Sold for $4250. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SICILY, Leontini. Circa 440-430 BC. AR Tetradrachm (27mm, 17.23 g, 12h). Head of Apollo left, wearing laurel wreath / Head of roaring lion right; LEON-TI-NON around; all within linear circle surrounded by four barley grains. Cf. Boehringer, Münzgeschichte 51 (same obv. die, but rev. type left with no circle); SNG ANS 233 (same dies); SNG Lloyd 1060 (same dies); Athena Fund II 211 (same dies); Gillet 448 = Kunstfreund 92 (same dies); Rizzo pl. XXIII, 20 (same dies). Good VF, even gray tone with golden hues, a little die rust on obverse.

Ex Lanz 78 (25 November 1996), lot 147.