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Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I

Lot nuber 111

SICILY, Segesta. Circa 390/85 BC. AR Tetradrachm (26mm, 16.05 g, 7h).


Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I
Lot: 111.
 Estimated: $ 7 500

Greek, Silver

Sold For $ 6 000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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SICILY, Segesta. Circa 390/85 BC. AR Tetradrachm (26mm, 16.05 g, 7h). Aigiste, holding grain ear in right hand and reins in both, driving fast quadriga right; above, Nike flying left, crowning her with wreath; in exergue, [Σ]EΓ-EΣTAZIA above grasshopper right / The hunter Aigestes, nude, standing right, left foot propped on rock, pileus hanging from his neck, and holding in left hand two spears over his shoulder; two hounds below, one at bay right, the other crouched right, sniffing at ithyphallic herm to right. Hurter, Didrachmenprägung, Group IV, T11 (V5/R10); Lederer 10; HGC 2, 1109; BMC 33 (same dies); Rizzo pl. LXII, 17 (same dies); Sartiges 116 (same dies). Toned, some die wear on obverse. Good VF. Rare.

From the B. G. Collection. Ex Gorny & Mosch 253 (5 March 2018), lot 66.


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.