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

Lot nuber 424

KINGS of LYDIA. Kroisos. Circa 564/53-550/39 BC. AR Stater (25mm, 10.66 g). Sardes mint.


Triton XXIII – Session Two – Greek Coinage Part II through Roman Imperial Coinage Part I
Lot: 424.
 Estimated: $ 7 500

Greek, Silver

Sold For $ 6 000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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KINGS of LYDIA. Kroisos. Circa 564/53-550/39 BC. AR Stater (25mm, 10.66 g). Sardes mint. Confronted foreparts of lion and bull / Two incuse squares. Berk 19; Traité I 407–8; SNG von Aulock 2873–4; SNG Lockett 2980 = Pozzi 2730; SNG Lockett 2981 = Bement 1566 = Weber 6773; Alpha Bank, Hellenic 6; BMC 37; Boston MFA 2070; Hunt II 544 (this coin); Rosen 662; Zhuyuetang 12. Old collection tone. Good VF. Well centered and struck on a broad flan. Excellent metal for issue. Rare in this condition.

From the Matthew Curtis Collection, purchased from Baldwins, 17 May 2013. Ex Nelson Bunker Hunt Collection (Part II, Sotheby’s New York, 21 June 1990), lot 544; Numismatic Fine Arts V (23 February 1978), lot 179.


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.