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Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I

Lot nuber 93

SICILY, Kamarina. Circa 425-405 BC. AR Tetradrachm (26mm, 16.96 g, 2h).


Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I
Lot: 93.
 Estimated: $ 5 000

Greek, Silver

Sold For $ 17 000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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SICILY, Kamarina. Circa 425-405 BC. AR Tetradrachm (26mm, 16.96 g, 2h). Athena, holding reins in both hands, driving galloping quadriga left; above, Nike flying right, crowning Athena with wreath held in both hands; in exergue, heron flying left / Bearded head of Herakles left, wearing lion skin; KAMAPINAION to left. Westermark & Jenkins 142.33 (O4/R10) = Gillet 366 = Sartiges 86 (this coin); HGC 2, 522; SNG ANS 1203 (same obv. die); SNG Lloyd 867 (same dies); SNG Copenhagen 162 (same dies); BMC 10 (same dies); Gulbenkian 174 (same dies); Rizzo pl. V, 9 (same dies); Pozzi 398 (same dies). Old cabinet tone, minor die wear. Good VF.

From the John L. Cowan Collection. Ex New York Sale XL (11 January 2017), lot 1014; Tom Peterson Collection (Goldberg 91, 7 June 2016), lot 1719; Sternberg XII (18 November 1982), lot 66; Leu 20 (25 April 1978), lot 25; Charles Gillet Collection (†1972); Vicomte de Sartiges Collection; Rollin & Feuardent (22 May 1908), lot 114; Gustav Philipsen Collection (Part I, J. Hirsch XV, 28 May 1906), lot 950.


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.