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Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I

Lot nuber 104

SICILY, Messana (as Zankle). Circa 500-493 BC. AR Drachm (25mm, 5.71 g).


Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I
Lot: 104.
 Estimated: $ 3 000

Greek, Silver

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

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SICILY, Messana (as Zankle). Circa 500-493 BC. AR Drachm (25mm, 5.71 g). Dolphin left; DANKL[E] below; all within sickle-shaped harbor / Nine-part incuse square with scallop shell in center. Gielow Group 4, 33 (same dies); HGC 2, 766; SNG ANS 302; SNG Lloyd 1076; Basel 359; Boston MFA 285; Kraay & Hirmer 49; Rizzo pl. XXV, 4–5. Lightly toned, area of flat strike, a couple light scratches on reverse. Good VF. Excellent metal for issue.

From the Jonathan P. Rosen Collection. Ex Numismatica Ars Classica 64 (17 May 2012), lot 693 (hammer CHF 6500); Gemini VI (10 January 2010), lot 28.


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.