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Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I

Lot nuber 85

SICILY, Gela. Circa 490/85-480/75 BC. AR Didrachm (18.5mm, 8.54 g, 6h).


Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I
Lot: 85.
 Estimated: $ 4 000

Greek, Silver

Sold For $ 8 000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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SICILY, Gela. Circa 490/85-480/75 BC. AR Didrachm (18.5mm, 8.54 g, 6h). Nude warrior riding right, preparing to cast javelin held aloft in his right hand / Forepart of man-headed bull right; CE-Λ-A to right and below. Jenkins, Gela, Group Ib, 7 (O4/R4); HGC 2, 362; SNG Aberdeen 50 (same dies); Kraay & Hirmer 155 (same rev. die). Attractive light iridescent tone. EF. An attractive coin in hand.

From the B. G. Collection. Ex Numismatica Ars Classica 51 (5 March 2009), lot 563.


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.