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Triton XXIII – Session Two – Greek Coinage Part II through Roman Imperial Coinage Part I

Lot nuber 337

LESBOS, Mytilene. Circa 454-428/7 BC. EL Hekte – Sixth Stater (10mm, 2.54 g, 7h).


Triton XXIII – Session Two – Greek Coinage Part II through Roman Imperial Coinage Part I
Lot: 337.
 Estimated: $ 1 000

Greek, Electrum

Sold For $ 3 000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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LESBOS, Mytilene. Circa 454-428/7 BC. EL Hekte – Sixth Stater (10mm, 2.54 g, 7h). Female head right, wearing sphendone / Female and male terminal figures standing confronted; all in linear square within incuse square. Bodenstedt Em. 46; HGC 6, 972; SNG von Aulock 7723; BMC 58; Boston MFA 1688; Traité II 2175. Lightly toned. Good VF. Perfectly centered obverse. Very rare, six noted by Bodenstedt, five additional in CoinArchives.

This example has an obverse style much superior to those illustrated in Bodenstedt and in CoinArchives.

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 Two – Greek Coinage Part II through Roman Imperial Coinage Part I will be held Tuesday afternoon, 14 January 2020 beginning at 2:00 PM 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.