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Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I

Lot nuber 75

SICILY, Entella. Punic issues. Circa 345/38-320/15 BC. AR Tetradrachm (26mm, 17.19 g, 11h).


Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I
Lot: 75.
 Estimated: $ 5 000

Greek, Silver

Sold For $ 15 000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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SICILY, Entella. Punic issues. Circa 345/38-320/15 BC. AR Tetradrachm (26mm, 17.19 g, 11h). Head of Arethousa left, wearing wreath of grain ears, triple-pendant earring, and pearl necklace; three dolphins around, pellet to left / Horse prancing right; palm tree in background. Jenkins, Punic, Series 2d, 129 (O43/R116 – this coin referenced); CNP 201; HGC 2, 280; SNG Lloyd 1614 (same dies); SNG Lockett 1035 = Pozzi 3296 (same obv. die); Bement 594 (same obv. die); Niggeler 540 (same dies). Toned, obverse slightly off center. EF. Struck from artistic dies.

From the Matthew Curtis Collection. Ex Berk BBS 113 (14 March 2000), lot 112; Triton III (30 November 1999), lot 344; Triton I (2 December 1997), lot 379; A. Hess (14 April 1954), lot 207.


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.