Pedigreed to the Gillet and Spencer-Churchill Collections
|Sale: Triton XIII, Lot: 39. Estimate $10000.
Closing Date: Monday, 4 January 2010.
Sold For $11000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
Circa 450-440 BC. AR Tetradrachm (16.76 g, 9h). Head of Apollo right, wearing laurel wreath / Head of roaring lion right; four barley grains and LEOИT-I-ИO around. Boehringer, Münzgeschichte
42 (same obv. die); SNG ANS -; SNG Lloyd -; Rizzo pl. XXII, 24 = SNG Spencer 43 (this coin). EF, attractive old cabinet toning. Very rare issue.
Ex Charles Gillet Collection (photofile), 440; E.G. Spencer-Churchill Collection, 43.