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Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I

Lot nuber 45

LUCANIA, Metapontion. temp. Pyrrhos of Epeiros. Circa 280-279 BC. AV Tetrobol (13mm, 2.82 g, 7h). Attic standard.


Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I
Lot: 45.
 Estimated: $ 3 000

Greek, Gold

Sold For $ 3 500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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LUCANIA, Metapontion. temp. Pyrrhos of Epeiros. Circa 280-279 BC. AV Tetrobol (13mm, 2.82 g, 7h). Attic standard. Bearded head of Leukippos right, wearing crested Corinthian helmet decorated with Skylla hurling a stone; ΛEYKIΠΠ[OΣ] above / Two six-grained barley ears, each with a curly leaf to outside; M-[E] across outer fields, ΣI between. Johnston G5.1 (same dies); HN Italy 1630; SNG ANS 397–8; SNG Copenhagen Supp. 43; SNG Lloyd –; SNG Lockett 404 (same rev. die); Basel 153 = Gillet 202 (same obv. die); Dewing 378; Gulbenkian 72; Jameson 1867. Underlying luster. Good VF.

From the Jonathan P. Rosen Collection. Ex Classical Numismatic Group Electronic Auction 403 (9 August 2017), lot 2.


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.