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Triton XXI, Lot: 338. Estimate $5000.
Sold for $8500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SICILY, Kamarina. Circa 425-405 BC. AR Tetradrachm (26mm, 17.39 g, 12h). Athena, holding reins in both hands, driving galloping quadriga left; above, Nike flying right, presenting to Athena an open wreath held in both hands; in exergue, heron flying left / Bearded head of Herakles left, wearing lion skin; retrograde KAMAPINA-ION to left. Westermark & Jenkins 138.21 (O3/R8 – this coin); HGC 2, 522; SNG Lloyd 864–5; Bement 350; Hirsch 326; Gulbenkian 172; McClean 2153 (all from the same dies). VF, toned, obverse slightly double struck.

From the J. L. Gomer Collection, purchased from ArtAncient, London, 15 July 2016. Ex Peus 378 (28 April 2004), lot 38; William N. Rudman Collection (Triton V, 15 January 2002), lot 1175; Numismatica Ars Classica H (30 April 1998), lot 1142.