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Triton XXIV

Lot nuber 733

PISIDIA, Selge. Circa 400-325 BC. AR Stater (22mm, 10.80 g, 11h).

Triton XXIV
Lot: 733.
 Estimated: $ 25 000

Greek, Coin-in-Hand Video, Silver

Sold For $ 48 000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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PISIDIA, Selge. Circa 400-325 BC. AR Stater (22mm, 10.80 g, 11h). Two wrestlers grappling; EY between, inverted palmette in exergue / Slinger in throwing stance right; [Σ]EΛΓEYΣ to left, counterclockwise triskeles of legs to right, astragalos between legs; all within dotted square border in shallow incuse square. SNG BN 1923 (same dies); SNG Copenhagen 236 (same dies); SNG von Aulock 5256 (this coin); ACGC 1007 (same obv. die). Beautiful iridescent cabinet tone. Superb EF. Perfectly centered and struck. Certainly the finest known stater of Selge.

Ex Baron Lorne Thyssen-Bornemisza & Dr. Thomas S. Kaplan Joint Collection (Numismatica Genevensis SA IX, 14 December 2015), lot 64; Nomos FPL (with Classical Numismatic Group, Winter/Spring 2009), no. 85 (at $38,000); Leu 83 (6 May 2002), lot 359; Sotheby’s (5 July 1995), lot 82; Leu 38 (13 May 1986), lot 131; Hans von Aulock Collection.

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 Three, which begins 20 January 2021 at 9 AM 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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