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Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I

Lot nuber 253

ATTICA, Athens. Circa 510-500/490 BC. AR Drachm (15mm, 4.04 g, 6h).


Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I
Lot: 253.
 Estimated: $ 5 000

Greek, Silver

Sold For $ 6 000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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ATTICA, Athens. Circa 510-500/490 BC. AR Drachm (15mm, 4.04 g, 6h). Head of Athena right, wearing crested Attic helmet decorated with small spiral on the bowl / Owl standing right, head facing; olive sprig to left, AΘE to right; all within incuse square. Seltman Group L, pl. XXII, υ; Svoronos, Monnaies, pl. 7, 20; HGC 4, 1623; Dewing –; Triton XXI, lot 415; Triton XX, lot 147; CNG 102, lot 278. Some roughness and smoothing in fields. EF. Fine style and in high relief; well centered on a broad flan. Very rare drachm from the first period of owls.

From the Jonathan P. Rosen Collection.


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.