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Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I

Lot nuber 145

SICILY, Syracuse. Hieron II. 275-215 BC. AV Drachm – Hemistater (16.5mm, 4.25 g, 12h). Struck 218/7-215 BC.


Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I
Lot: 145.
 Estimated: $ 5 000

Greek, Gold

Sold For $ 13 000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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SICILY, Syracuse. Hieron II. 275-215 BC. AV Drachm – Hemistater (16.5mm, 4.25 g, 12h). Struck 218/7-215 BC. Head of Persephone left, wearing wreath of grain ears and necklace; hippocamp to right / Nike, holding kentron in right hand, reins in left, driving fast biga left; AΠ monogram below, IEPΩNOΣ in exergue. Carroccio 41 (D11/R11); BAR Issue 55; HGC 2, 1539; SNG Fitzwilliam 1389 (same obv. die); BMC 514 (same dies); Gulbenkian 531 = Locker Lampson 108 (same dies); Hermitage Sale II 393 (same dies). Lustrous, small edge scuff. Choice EF.


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 One – Greek Coinage Part I will be held Tuesday morning, 14 January 2020 beginning at 9:00 AM 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.