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Triton XXIII – Session Two – Greek Coinage Part II through Roman Imperial Coinage Part I

Lot nuber 502

ARABIA, Southern. Saba'. 1st century AD. AV Half Unit (14mm, 2.56 g, 1h). Imitating Athens ‘New Style’ coinage.


Triton XXIII – Session Two – Greek Coinage Part II through Roman Imperial Coinage Part I
Lot: 502.
 Estimated: $ 5 000

Greek, Gold

Sold For $ 11 000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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ARABIA, Southern. Saba'. 1st century AD. AV Half Unit (14mm, 2.56 g, 1h). Imitating Athens ‘New Style’ coinage. Head of male right, wearing laurel wreath, within dotted border / Owl standing right, head facing, on amphora; ynaf-monogram to left, curved symbol of Almaqah to right; all within fillet border with crescent and disk at top. M. Huth, “The Gold Coins” in CCK, 4a = Huth 299; ibid. 4 = CAF 1.12ii = BMC 1. Double struck on obverse (as both other examples). Near VF. Extremely rare, one of three known.


The final winners of all Triton XXIII lots will be determined at the live public sale that will be held on 14-15 January 2020. Triton XXIII – Session Two – Greek Coinage Part II through Roman Imperial Coinage Part I will be held Tuesday afternoon, 14 January 2020 beginning at 2:00 PM ET.

Winning bids are subject to a 20% buyer's fee for bids placed on this website and in person at the public auction, 22.50% for all others.