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Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I

Lot nuber 99

SICILY, Leontini. Circa 430-425 BC. AR Tetradrachm (24mm, 17.24 g, 7h).


Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I
Lot: 99.
 Estimated: $ 3 000

Greek, Silver

Sold For $ 4 250. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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SICILY, Leontini. Circa 430-425 BC. AR Tetradrachm (24mm, 17.24 g, 7h). 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). Old collection tone, typical die break on obverse (diagnostic for die). EF.

From the Richard Sharf Collection, purchased from Dennis Devine, 10 December 1989.


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.