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Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I

Lot nuber 144

SICILY, Syracuse. Hiketas II. 287-278 BC. AV Drachm (15.5mm, 4.24 g, 1h). Struck circa 279/8 BC.


Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I
Lot: 144.
 Estimated: $ 3 000

Greek, Gold

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

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SICILY, Syracuse. Hiketas II. 287-278 BC. AV Drachm (15.5mm, 4.24 g, 1h). Struck circa 279/8 BC. Head of Persephone left, wearing wreath of grain ears, single-pendant earring, and pearl necklace; ΣYPAKOΣIΩN to left, cornucopia to right / Nike, holding kentron in extended right hand, reins in left, driving fast biga right; thunderbolt above, grain ear below, EΠI IKETA in exergue. Buttrey, Morgantina, dies 4/E; BAR issue 41; HGC 2, 1277; SNG ANS 781 (same dies); de Luynes 1342 (same dies). Lustrous, some minor marks, minor die break on reverse. Near EF.

From the Weise Collection. Ex New York Sale IV (17 January 2002), lot 88.


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.