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Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I

Lot nuber 57

BRUTTIUM, Kaulonia. Circa 525-500 BC. AR Nomos (30mm, 7.92 g, 12h).


Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I
Lot: 57.
 Estimated: $ 20 000

Greek, Silver

Sold For $ 20 000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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BRUTTIUM, Kaulonia. Circa 525-500 BC. AR Nomos (30mm, 7.92 g, 12h). Apollo advancing right, holding branch aloft in right hand, left arm extended, upon which a small daimon, holding branch in each hand, runs right; KAVΛ to left; to right, stag standing right, head reverted; dot-and-cable border / Incuse of obverse, but daimon in outline and no ethnic; radiate border. Noe, Caulonia, Group A, 5c = Morgan 91 (this coin); Gorini 3; HN Italy 2035; SNG ANS 142 (same dies); SNG München 1396 (same dies); Gulbenkian 119 (same dies); Hermitage Sale II 163 (same obv. die); Hunterian 2 (same obv. die). Attractive old cabinet tone. Good VF. Excellent metal. Fine style.

From the Jonathan P. Rosen Collection. Ex Gasvoda Collection (Triton XXII, 9 January 2019) lot 75 (hammer $29,000), purchased from Herb Kreindler, August 2013; Rockefeller University/Dr. Alfred E. Mirsky Collection (Gemini VII, 9 January 2011), lot 61; J. Pierpont Morgan Collection (not in H. Schulman or Stack’s sales; further pedigree listed for Morgan 91 is erroneous).


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.