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Research Coins: Printed Auction

 
Triton XXII, Lot: 137. Estimate $3000.
Sold for $1900. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SICILY, Selinos. Circa 410 BC. AR Hemidrachm (17mm, 1.71 g, 3h). Head of Herakles facing slightly left, wearing lion-skin / Charioteer, holding kentron in extended right hand and reins in left, driving galloping quadriga left; selinon leaf above, [ΣE]ΛINONTION in exergue. HGC 2, 1228; SNG ANS 713; SNG Lloyd 1268; Pozzi (Boutin) 1195; Rizzo pl. XXXIII, 7. EF, deep even gray tone with golden iridescence around the devices, slight roughness.


From the Gasvoda Collection. Ex Waddell inventory 51761 (April 2015); Freeman & Sear 12 (28 October 2005), lot 33; Numismatic Fine Arts XXXIII (3 May 1994), lot 56.