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Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I

Lot nuber 185

MACEDON, Akanthos. Circa 525-470 BC. AR Tetradrachm (25mm, 17.21 g).


Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I
Lot: 185.
 Estimated: $ 2 500

Greek, Silver

Sold For $ 3 250. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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MACEDON, Akanthos. Circa 525-470 BC. AR Tetradrachm (25mm, 17.21 g). Lion right, attacking bull crouching left; floral ornament in exergue / Quadripartite incuse square. Desneux 2 (D2/R2); cf. AMNG III 1; HGC 3, 381; SNG ANS 1–2; Münzhandlung Basel 8, lot 213 (same dies). Toned. Good VF. One of the earliest issues of Akanthos.

From the B. G. Collection. Ex J.T.B. Collection (Roma XI, 7 April 2016), lot 176; Ex W.B. and R.E. Montgomery Collection (Triton XI, 8 January 2008), lot 103.


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.