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Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I

Lot nuber 251

ATTICA, Athens. Circa 510-500/490 BC. AR Tetradrachm (23mm, 17.08 g, 6h).


Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I
Lot: 251.
 Estimated: $ 7 500

Greek, Silver

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

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ATTICA, Athens. Circa 510-500/490 BC. AR Tetradrachm (23mm, 17.08 g, 6h). Head of Athena right, wearing earring and crested Attic helmet decorated with tiny spiral on the back of the bowl / Owl standing right, head facing; olive sprig to left, AΘE to right; all within incuse square. Seltman Group H, unlisted dies (but similar to A186/P232); Svoronos, Monnaies, pl. 7, 1–2; HGC 4, 1588; SNG München 25; Dewing –; Pozzi 1529. Attractively toned, some die wear. VF. High relief. Exceptional archaic style. From the first issue of owl tetradrachms.

From the B. G. Collection. Ex Gorny & Mosch 253 (5 March 2018), lot 152.


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.