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Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I

Lot nuber 88

SICILY, Gela. Circa 450-440 BC. AR Tetradrachm (27mm, 17.13 g, 3h).


Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I
Lot: 88.
 Estimated: $ 5 000

Greek, Silver

Sold For $ 16 000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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SICILY, Gela. Circa 450-440 BC. AR Tetradrachm (27mm, 17.13 g, 3h). Charioteer, holding kentron in right hand and reins in left, driving slow quadriga right; above, Nike flying right, crowning horses with wreath held in both hands; palmette with long tendrils in exergue / Forepart of man-headed bull right; CEΛAΣ above. Jenkins, Gela, Group IV, 344 (O66/R134); HGC 2, 343; SNG ANS 65; SNG Lloyd 967–8 (same obv. die); SNG Lockett 771 (same obv. die); BMC 36 (same obv. die); Gulbenkian 197; Kraay & Hirmer 158 var. (ethnic). Deep collection toning, some die wear on obverse. Good VF.

From the M.J.W. Collection. Ex Nomos 6 (8 May 2012), lot 14; Viscount Wimbourne Collection [as “Outstanding Collection”] (Leu 81, 16 May 2001), lot 52.


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.