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Triton XV, Lot: 1029. Estimate $1000.
Sold for $1100. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

LUCANIA, Herakleia. Circa 281-278 BC. AR Drachm (17mm, 3.73 g, 4h). Head of Athena facing slightly right, wearing triple-crested Attic helmet decorated with Skylla throwing a stone; monogram below left helmet crest, E below right helmet crest / Owl standing right on olive branch, head facing; |-HPAKΛHIΩN above, club to left, ΦΙΛΩ to right. Van Keuren 119 (same dies as illustration); HN Italy 1416; SNG ANS 81; SNG Lloyd –; Dewing 344. Good VF, toned, minor porosity, small die break on obverse. Well executed dies.

From the Deyo Collection. Ex Classical Numismatic Group 60 (22 May 2002), lot 69; Classical Numismatic Group 54 (14 June 2000), lot 161.