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Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I

Lot nuber 41

LUCANIA, Metapontion. temp. Alexander the Molossian. Circa 334-322 BC. AV Tetrobol – Third Stater (14mm, 2.61 g, 9h). Achaian standard.


Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I
Lot: 41.
 Estimated: $ 7 500

Greek, Gold

Sold For $ 11 000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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LUCANIA, Metapontion. temp. Alexander the Molossian. Circa 334-322 BC. AV Tetrobol – Third Stater (14mm, 2.61 g, 9h). Achaian standard. Head of Hera right, wearing stephanos ornamented with palmettes, and single-pendant earring / Barley ear of six grains, with leaf to right; bird standing right on leaf, METAΠON to left. Johnston G1; HN Italy 1578; SNG ANS 395; SNG Lockett 406; Adams III 2009 (this coin); Dewing 377 (same dies); Gillet 203 (same dies). Toned, underlying luster. Near EF.

From the Jonathan P. Rosen Collection. Ex Gasvoda Collection (Triton XXII, 9 January 2019) lot 44 (hammer $12,000); Dr. Lawrence A. Adams Collection (Part III, Triton XIX, 6 January 2006), lot 2009; Leu 81 (16 May 2001), lot 19.


The final winners of all Triton XXIII lots will be determined at the live public sale that will be held on 14-15 January 2020. Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I will be held Tuesday morning, 14 January 2020 beginning at 9:00 AM ET.

Winning bids are subject to a 20% buyer's fee for bids placed on this website and in person at the public auction, 22.50% for all others.