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Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I

Lot nuber 108

SICILY, Messana. 412-408 BC. AR Tetradrachm (26mm, 17.34 g, 11h).


Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I
Lot: 108.
 Estimated: $ 10 000

Greek, Silver

Sold For $ 14 000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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SICILY, Messana. 412-408 BC. AR Tetradrachm (26mm, 17.34 g, 11h). Charioteer, holding kentron in left hand and reins in right, driving slow biga of mules left; above, Nike flying right, crowning charioteer with wreath held in extended right hand and fillet in left / Hare springing right; below, grain stalk left; MEΣΣANIOΣ in exergue. Caltabiano Series XVA, 615 (D220/R242); HGC 2, 797 (same obv. die as illustration); SNG ANS 378 (same obv. die); SNG Lloyd 1104 (same dies); Jameson 657 (same dies); Rizzo pl. XXVII, 5 (same obv. die). Lightly toned over lustrous surfaces. Choice EF. Well centered. Exceptional.


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.