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Triton XXVII

Lot nuber 105

SICILY, Lilybaion (as ‘Cape of Melkart’). Circa 330-305 BC. AR Tetradrachm (23.5mm, 17.21 g, 7h). Good VF.

Triton XXVII
Lot: 105.

Greek, Coin-in-Hand Video, Silver

Estimate: $ 2 000

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SICILY, Lilybaion (as ‘Cape of Melkart’). Circa 330-305 BC. AR Tetradrachm (23.5mm, 17.21 g, 7h). Charioteer, holding kentron in extended right hand and reins in left, driving fast quadriga right; above, Nike flying left, crowning charioteer with open wreath held in both hands; [RŠ]ML[QRT] (“Raš Melqart” in Punic) in exergue / Head of Arethousa right, wearing wreath of grain ears, triple-pendant earring, and pearl necklace; four dolphins swimming around. Jenkins, Punic 66 (O22/R50); CNP 312; BAR Issue 1; HGC 2, 741; BMC 10 (same dies); Boston MFA Supp. 23 (same dies). Attractively toned, minor edge split, die rust on obverse, minor flan flaw on reverse. Good VF.

Ex Heinrich Rudolf Peter Collection (Künker 347, 22 March 2021), lot 711; Künker 97 (7 March 2005), lot 323; Hagen Tronnier Collection (Künker 94, 27 September 2004), lot 474; Münz Zentrum 51 (28 March 1984), lot 53.

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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