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Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I

Lot nuber 143

SICILY, Syracuse. Agathokles. 317-289 BC. AR Tetradrachm (25.5mm, 17.52 g, 9h). Struck circa 310-306/5 BC.


Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I
Lot: 143.
 Estimated: $ 1 500

Greek, Silver

Sold For $ 2 000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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SICILY, Syracuse. Agathokles. 317-289 BC. AR Tetradrachm (25.5mm, 17.52 g, 9h). Struck circa 310-306/5 BC. Head of Kore right, wearing wreath of grain ears, single-pendant earring, and pearl necklace; KOPAΣ to left / Nike standing right erecting trophy to right; AΓAΘOKΛEOΣ to left, triskeles to lower left. Ierardi 197b (O55/R132 – this coin); BAR Issue 23; HGC 2, 1536; SNG Copenhagen 766 (same obv. die); SNG Lloyd 1500. Attractive light cabinet tone, struck with worn obverse die. EF.

From the San Vicente Collection. Ex Coin Galleries (20 April 1961), lot 78.


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.