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Triton XXVII

Lot nuber 58

SICILY, Syracuse. Gelon I. 485-478 BC. AR Tetradrachm (26mm, 16.97 g, 5h). Struck circa 480-478 BC. Good VF.

Triton XXVII
Lot: 58.
 Estimated: $ 3 000

Greek, Coin-in-Hand Video, Silver

Sold For $ 9 000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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SICILY, Syracuse. Gelon I. 485-478 BC. AR Tetradrachm (26mm, 16.97 g, 5h). Struck circa 480-478 BC. Charioteer, holding kentron in right hand and reins in both, driving slow quadriga right; above, Nike flying right, both wings displayed, crowning horses with open wreath held in both hands / Head of Arethousa right, wearing tainia and pearl necklace; four dolphins and ΣΛRA-KO-Σ-I-O-Σ around. Boehringer Series V, 60.1 (V31/R39) = Weber 1558 (this coin); HGC 2, 1306; SNG ANS 14 (same obv. die); Boston MFA 336 = Warren 298 (same obv. die); Randazzo 243 (same dies). Toned, struck with somewhat worn obverse die, minor die break on reverse. Good VF.

Ex California Collection (Heritage 3037, 4 January 2015), lot 29911; Heritage 3026 (25 September 2013), lot 23033; Manhattan Sale III (3 January 2012), lot 66; Comte Chandon de Briailles Collection (Bourgey, 17 June 1959), lot 161; Naville IV (17 June 1922), lot 312; Sir Hermann Weber Collection, purchased from Rollin & Feuardent, 1882.

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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