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Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I

Lot nuber 98

SICILY, Leontini. Circa 430-425 BC. AR Tetradrachm (26mm, 17.46 g, 2h).


Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I
Lot: 98.
 Estimated: $ 7 500

360 Photo, Greek, Silver

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

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SICILY, Leontini. Circa 430-425 BC. AR Tetradrachm (26mm, 17.46 g, 2h). Head of Apollo left, wearing laurel wreath / Head of roaring lion right; LE-O-N-TI-N-ON around; three barley grains above, to left, and below; leaf behind. Boehringer, Münzgeschichte 55 (same dies); HGC 2, 671 (same dies as illustration); SNG ANS 257 (same dies); SNG Lloyd 1063 (same obv. die); Basel 353 (same dies); Rizzo pl. XXIV, 4 (same dies). Toned, only a hint of the typical die break on all obverses of this issue. Superb EF.

From the Alan J. Harlan Collection. Ex Dr. Patrick H. C. Tan Collection (Gemini VII, 9 January 2011), lot 127 (hammer $11000).


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.