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Triton XXIV

Lot nuber 382

SICILY, Messana. 412-408 BC. AR Tetradrachm (24.5mm, 17.00 g, 7h).

Triton XXIV
Lot: 382.
 Estimated: $ 5 000

Greek, Coin-in-Hand Video, Silver

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

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SICILY, Messana. 412-408 BC. AR Tetradrachm (24.5mm, 17.00 g, 7h). Charioteer, holding kentron in right hand and reins in both, driving slow biga of mules left; above, Nike flying right, crowning charioteer with wreath held in right hand and fillet in left; in exergue, two dolphins confronted / Hare springing right; below, youthful head of Pan right; MEΣΣ-AN-IΩN around. Caltabiano Series XVA, 611.6 (D219/R240) = Nanteuil 302 = F. S. Benson, “Ancient Greek Coins. XV. Sicily, 5 (Zankle – Messana)” in AJN XXXIX.4 (April 1905), 163 (this coin); HGC 2, 795; SNG Lloyd 1100 (same dies); BMC 50 (same dies); Jameson 655 (same dies); McClean 2396 (same dies); Rizzo pl. XXVI, 13 (same dies); Sartiges 107 (same dies). Attractive cabinet tone, minor scuff on reverse. VF.

Ex Leu 50 (25 April 1991), lot 58; Hess-Leu 45 (12 May 1970), lot 51; Henri de Nanteuil Collection; Frank Sherman Benson Collection (Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge, 3 February 1909), lot 237.

The final winners of all Triton XXIV lots will be determined during the live online sale that will be held on 19-20 January 2021. This lot is in Session Two, which begins 19 January 2021 at 2 PM ET.

Winning bids are subject to a 20% buyer's fee for bids placed on this website and 22.50% for all others.

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