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Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I

Lot nuber 86

SICILY, Gela. Circa 490/85-480/75 BC. AR Didrachm (19.5mm, 8.86 g, 4h).


Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I
Lot: 86.
 Estimated: $ 5 000

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 (19.5mm, 8.86 g, 4h). 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, 8 (O5/R4); HGC 2, 362; SNG ANS 6 var. (arrangement of ethnic, same obv. die); Kraay & Hirmer 155 (same dies). Attractive light iridescent tone, slightly off center on obverse. Superb EF. Fine style.

From the Alan J. Harlan Collection. Ex Manhattan Sale I (5 January 2010), lot 19 (realized $9000).


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.