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Triton XXIV

Lot nuber 541

CYCLADES, Siphnos. Circa 540-525 BC. AR Hemidrachm (15mm, 2.95 g).

Triton XXIV
Lot: 541.
 Estimated: $ 3 000

Greek, Coin-in-Hand Video, Silver

Sold For $ 8 000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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CYCLADES, Siphnos. Circa 540-525 BC. AR Hemidrachm (15mm, 2.95 g). Eagle flying right / Incuse square with rough eight-part division. Sheedy Series I, 12a (O9/R8 – this coin); HGC 6, 696; BMC 3; Traité I 1941; Weber 4713. Lovely cabinet tone, minor die break on obverse. VF. Extremely rare, one of only three hemidrachms of this series noted by Sheedy, and the only one in private hands; no additional examples in CoinArchives.

From the William H. Birkinshaw Collection. Ex Waddell FPL 75 (1999), no. 74; Münzen und Medaillen AG 88 (17 May 1999), lot 206; Münzen und Medaillen AG FPL 113 (May 1952), no. 14.

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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