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Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I

Lot nuber 69

SICILY, Akragas. Circa 465/0–445/0 BC. AR Tetradrachm (27.5mm, 17.44 g, 7h).


Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I
Lot: 69.
 Estimated: $ 7 500

Greek, Silver

Sold For $ 7 000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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SICILY, Akragas. Circa 465/0–445/0 BC. AR Tetradrachm (27.5mm, 17.44 g, 7h). Sea eagle standing left; AKRAC-ANTOΣ (partially retrograde) around / Crab within incuse circle. Westermark, Coinage, Period II, Group II, 358 (O11/R39 – this coin); HGC 2, 77; SNG ANS 978/974 (same obv./rev. dies); BMC 39 (same obv. die); McClean 2017 (same obv. die); Pozzi 376 = Kraay & Hirmer 170 (same dies). Lightly toned, a couple minor die breaks. Good VF. Well centered on a broad flan.

From the Ancient Miniature Art Collection. Ex Bruun Rasmussen 874 (7 November 2017), lot 186.

This coin is illustrated in the forthcoming book by H.B. Andersen, Apollo to Apollo: The Hunt for the Divine and Eternal Beauty.

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.