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Research Coins: Feature Auction

 
590212
Sale: Triton V, Lot: 212. Estimate $750. 
Closing Date: Wednesday, 16 January 2002. 
Sold For $450. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SICILY, "Ziz" mint. Panormos . Circa 380-340 BC. Æ Hemilitron (2.36 gm). Laureate head of Apollo left; dolphin behind / Punic 'sys', Pegasos flying right. Jenkins, "Coins of Punic Sicily," in SNR 50 (1971), pl. 24, 22 = Calciati I pg. 272, 9/1 = Virzi 1315 (this coin); SNG ANS -; BMC Sicily pg. 250, 43; SNG Copenhagen 520; SNG Morcom -; Laffaille -. EF, dark brown patina, some green encrustation on Pegasos' rump, small flan flaw on edge at 6:00. Rare and one of the finest known. ($750)

Ex Tom Virzi Collection (Bank Leu Auktion 6, 8 May 1973), lot 195.