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

Lot nuber 433

CARIA, Uncertain ('Mint B'). Circa 450 BC. AR Stater (22.5mm, 11.39 g, 12h).


Triton XXIII – Session Two – Greek Coinage Part II through Roman Imperial Coinage Part I
Lot: 433.
 Estimated: $ 2 500

Greek, Silver

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

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CARIA, Uncertain ('Mint B'). Circa 450 BC. AR Stater (22.5mm, 11.39 g, 12h). Forepart of lion right / Male head left, wearing laurel wreath; dbs | jsb (in Carian) to left, monogram behind neck; all within incuse square. Konuk, Coin M37; Troxell, Winged 45 = M. Thompson, "Some Noteworthy Greek Accessions" in MN XII (1966), 12 (same dies); HN Online 934; SNG Keckman 835 (same dies). Dusty gray toning, light porosity. VF. Extremely rare, one of approximately three known, and the only example not in a public collection.

From the B. G. Collection. Ex Numismatica Ars Classica 46 (2 April 2008), lot 877; Triton III (30 November 1999), lot 552.


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.