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Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I

Lot nuber 243

AITOLIA, Aitolian League. Circa 239-229 BC. AR Tetradrachm (25.5mm, 16.62 g, 12h).


Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I
Lot: 243.
 Estimated: $ 3 000

Greek, Silver

Sold For $ 8 500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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AITOLIA, Aitolian League. Circa 239-229 BC. AR Tetradrachm (25.5mm, 16.62 g, 12h). Head of Herakles right, wearing lion skin / Aitolos, wearing kausia, chiton, and sheathed sword, holding spear upright in right hand, left hand on hilt of sword, seated right on pile of Gallic shields, the uppermost marked A; AITΩΛΩN to left; to right, monogram above ΣE. Tsangari 496a (D8/R36) = Burnett, Enna 156 (this coin); BCD Akarnania 432 (same obv. die); HGC 4, 954; SNG Manchester 888; Ward 467. Attractively toned, small area of scratches under tone on reverse. VF. Very rare.

From the Weise Collection. Ex G. Hirsch 249 (7 February 2007), lot 1362; Kricheldorf XXV (8 May 1972), lot 57; 1966 Enna environs Hoard (IGCH 2232).


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.