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

Lot nuber 409

KINGS of LYDIA. Alyattes. Circa 620/10-564/53 BC. EL Trite – Third Stater (13mm, 4.69 g). Sardes mint.


Triton XXIII – Session Two – Greek Coinage Part II through Roman Imperial Coinage Part I
Lot: 409.
 Estimated: $ 7 500

Greek, Electrum

Sold For $ 10 000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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KINGS of LYDIA. Alyattes. Circa 620/10-564/53 BC. EL Trite – Third Stater (13mm, 4.69 g). Sardes mint. Confronted lion heads (only the left visible); WALWET (in Lydian, retrograde) between / Two incuse squares. Weidauer Group XVII, 91–2; Traité I –; SNG Kayhan –; Boston MFA –. Edge splits. Good VF. Clear inscription, excellent die state.

From the Matthew Curtis Collection. Ex Daniel Koppersmith Collecton (Classical Numismatic Group 94, 18 September 2013), lot 620 (hammer $15,000); Berk BBS 179 (24 May 2012), lot 5.


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.