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Triton XXVII

Lot nuber 36

SICILY, Gela. Circa 450-440 BC. AR Tetradrachm (29.5mm, 16.64 g, 10h). VF.

Triton XXVII
Lot: 36.
 Estimated: $ 5 000

Greek, Coin-in-Hand Video, Silver

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

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SICILY, Gela. Circa 450-440 BC. AR Tetradrachm (29.5mm, 16.64 g, 10h). Charioteer, holding kentron in right hand and reins in left, driving slow quadriga right; above, Nike flying right, crowning horses with wreath held in both hands; palmette with long tendrils in exergue / Forepart of man-headed bull right; CEΛAΣ above. Jenkins, Gela, Group IV, 342 (O66/R133); HGC 2, 343; Hermitage Sale I 50 (same dies); de Luynes 952 (same dies); Prospero 124 (this coin). Toned, scratches under tone, a few spots of find patina, edge scrapes. VF.

Ex Prospero Collection (New York Sale XXVII, 4 January 2012), lot 124, purchased from Spink & Son, 19 November 1985; Sotheby’s (22 April 1970), lot 50.

The final winners of all Triton XXVII lots will be determined at the live public sale that will be held on 9-10 January 2024.

Triton XXVII – Session One – Lot 1-337 will be held Tuesday morning, 9 January 2024 beginning at 9:00 AM ET.

Winning bids are subject to a 22.5% buyer's fee for bids placed on this website and 25% for all others.

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