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Triton XXIV

Lot nuber 535

CRETE, Gortyna. Circa 330-270 BC. AR Stater (26.5mm, 11.71 g, 1h).

Triton XXIV
Lot: 535.
 Estimated: $ 1 000

Greek, Coin-in-Hand Video, Silver

Sold For $ 5 500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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CRETE, Gortyna. Circa 330-270 BC. AR Stater (26.5mm, 11.71 g, 1h). Europa seated right within tree branches, propping up her head with her left hand, right hand set on branches to left / Bull standing right, head reverted. Svoronos, Numismatique 57; Le Rider, Crétoises, p. 66, 23, pl. XIV, 4 = Hermitage Sale II 1049 (this coin); SNG Copenhagen 440; Boutin 127 (same dies); Evans –; Traeger 67. Old cabinet tone, slightly off center on obverse, a couple small die breaks on reverse. VF. Overstruck on an uncertain issue of Cyrenaica.

Ex Leu 79 (31 October 2000), lot 596; Münzen und Medaillen AG FPL 272 (January 1967), no. 18; Hermitage Museum Collection (Schlessinger 13, 4 February 1935), lot 351.

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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