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Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I

Lot nuber 48

LUCANIA, Poseidonia. Circa 530-500 BC. AR Half Nomos – Drachm (20mm, 3.62 g, 12h).


Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I
Lot: 48.
 Estimated: $ 5 000

Greek, Silver

Sold For $ 3 000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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LUCANIA, Poseidonia. Circa 530-500 BC. AR Half Nomos – Drachm (20mm, 3.62 g, 12h). Poseidon, beardless and nude but for chlamys draped over both arms, standing right, preparing to cast trident held aloft in right hand, left arm extended; ΠOM to left / Incuse of obverse type, but trident is in relief; MOΠ to right. Gorini 9; HN Italy 1108; SNG ANS 620 (same dies); SNG Lockett 440; Basel 160; Weber 811; Sternberg XXVI, lot 28 (same dies); A. Hess 247, lot 26 (same dies). Lightly toned, minor die wear on reverse. Good VF. Excellent metal for issue.

From the Ancient Miniature Art Collection. Ex New York Sale XXXVII (5 January 2016), lot 798; New York Sale XXXII (8 January 2014), lot 79; Spink Zürich 13 (9 May 1984), lot 573.


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.