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Triton XXVII

Lot nuber 51

SICILY, Messana. 478-476 BC. AR Tetradrachm (26.5mm, 17.33 g, 1h). Good VF.

Triton XXVII
Lot: 51.
 Estimated: $ 2 500

Greek, Coin-in-Hand Video, Silver

Sold For $ 7 500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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SICILY, Messana. 478-476 BC. AR Tetradrachm (26.5mm, 17.33 g, 1h). Charioteer, holding kentron in left hand, reins in both, driving slow biga of mules right; olive leaf and berry in exergue / Hare springing right; MESSE-N-ION around. Caltabiano Series IIB, 66.3 (D41/R38) = Rizzo pl. XXV, 8 (this coin); HGC 2, 779 (this coin illustrated); McClean 2380 (same dies). Old cabinet tone, minor die wear. Good VF. Well centered and struck.

Ex Numismatica Ars Classica 78 (26 May 2014), lot 209; Numismatica Ars Classica 46 (2 April 2008), lot 829; Leu 79 (31 October 2000), lot 377; Frankfurter Münzhandlung Button 112 (19 April 1966), lot 309.

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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