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Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I

Lot nuber 141

SICILY, Syracuse. Agathokles. 317-289 BC. AV Drachm – Hemistater (16mm, 4.24 g, 3h). Struck circa 317-310 BC.


Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I
Lot: 141.
 Estimated: $ 5 000

Greek, Gold

Sold For $ 20 000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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SICILY, Syracuse. Agathokles. 317-289 BC. AV Drachm – Hemistater (16mm, 4.24 g, 3h). Struck circa 317-310 BC. Head of Apollo left, wearing laurel wreath; grain ear behind neck / Charioteer, holding kentron in extended right hand and reins in left, driving galloping biga right; triskeles below, ΣYP-AK-OΣ-I-ΩN around. Bérend, l’or, pl. 9, 1 var. (no symbol on obv.); BAR Issue 1; HGC 2, 1276; SNG ANS 553 (same dies); SNG Lloyd 1472 (same dies); BMC 338; Boston MFA 457; Gulbenkian 327 var. (symbol on obv.). EF.

From the John L. Cowan Collection. Ex CNG inventory 825805 (October 2008); UBS 78 (9 September 2008), lot 1020; Leu 54 (28 April 1992), lot 46; Ars Classica XVI (3 July 1933), lot 831; Ars Classica XV (2 July 1930), lot 399; Rev. H. A. Bull Collection (Sotheby & Co., 1 May 1929), lot 23.


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.