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Triton XXVII

Lot nuber 44

SICILY, Leontini. Circa 476-466 BC. AR Tetradrachm (24mm, 16.77 g, 10h). Good VF.

Triton XXVII
Lot: 44.
 Estimated: $ 3 000

Greek, Coin-in-Hand Video, Silver

Sold For $ 12 000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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SICILY, Leontini. Circa 476-466 BC. AR Tetradrachm (24mm, 16.77 g, 10h). Charioteer, wearing long chiton, holding kentron in right hand and reins in both, driving slow quadriga right; above, Nike flying right, crowning horses with open wreath held in both hands / Head of roaring lion right; ΛEONTI-NON and four barley grains around. Boehringer, Münzgeschichte 1 (same obv. die); HGC 2, 660; SNG ANS 200 (same obv. die); SNG Fitzwilliam 1029 (same obv. die); Rizzo pl. XXII, 2 (same dies); Weber 1374 (same obv. die). Lovely old cabinet tone, die break on obverse. Good VF. Well centered on a broad flan.

Ex I. Vecchi 16 (9 October 1999), lot 63; Schweizerische Kreditanstalt 5 (18 April 1986), lot 90; Dr. Fenerly Bey du Phanar Collection (Egger XLI, 18 November 1912), lot 122.

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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