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Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I

Lot nuber 84

SICILY, Entella. Punic issues. Circa 300-289 BC. AR Tetradrachm (24mm, 17.37 g, 6h).


Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I
Lot: 84.
 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 300-289 BC. AR Tetradrachm (24mm, 17.37 g, 6h). Head of Herakles right, wearing lion skin / Head of horse left; palm tree to right, Punic ‘MHMḤNT below. Jenkins, Punic, Series 5a, 321 (O104/R263); CNP 271; HGC 2, 293 corr. (varying legend); Gulbenkian 375 = Jameson 916 (same dies); Pozzi 3303 (same dies). Deeply toned, with slight iridescence, small spot of die rust on obverse, tiny die break on reverse. Superb EF. Well centered. High relief for series. Fine style.

From the Matthew Curtis Collection. Ex Classical Numismatic Group XXV (24 March 1993), lot 137.


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.