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Triton XXVII

Lot nuber 40

SICILY, Himera. Circa 455-440 BC. AR Tetradrachm (27.5mm, 17.23 g, 2h). Near EF.

Triton XXVII
Lot: 40.
 Estimated: $ 3 000

Greek, Coin-in-Hand Video, Silver

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

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SICILY, Himera. Circa 455-440 BC. AR Tetradrachm (27.5mm, 17.23 g, 2h). The nymph Himera, holding kentron in right hand and reins in both, driving slow quadriga left; above, Nike flying right, crowning her with wreath held in both her hands; IMERAION in exergue / Himera, wearing long chiton, standing facing, head left, holding in right hand a patera over lit altar to left, left hand extended; to right, satyr bathing in fountain with lion-headed spout. Arnold-Biucchi, Monetazione, Group I, 12 (Q3/H10); Gutmann & Schwabacher 7i = Ward 163 (this coin); HGC 2, 435; Consul Weber 598 (same dies); McClean 2297 (same dies); Nantueil 289 (same dies). Attractive iridescent tone, double struck and a couple of minor flan flaws on reverse. Near EF.

Ex Metropolitan Museum of Art Collection (Sotheby's Zurich, 4 April 1973), lot 142; John Ward Collection (publ. 1902).

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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