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Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I

Lot nuber 261

ATTICA, Athens. Circa 454-404 BC. AR Tetradrachm (25.5mm, 17.21 g, 11h).


Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I
Lot: 261.
 Estimated: $ 2 000

Greek, Silver

Sold For $ 1 400. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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ATTICA, Athens. Circa 454-404 BC. AR Tetradrachm (25.5mm, 17.21 g, 11h). Head of Athena right, with frontal eye, wearing earring, necklace, and crested Attic helmet decorated with three olive leaves over visor and a spiral palmette on the bowl / Owl standing right, head facing; olive sprig and crescent to left, AΘE to right; all within incuse square. Kroll 8; HGC 4, 1597; SNG Copenhagen 31; SNG München 49; Dewing 1611–22; Gulbenkian 519–21. Attractively toned, minor die wear on obverse. EF. Struck on a broad flan. Nice crest.

From the Matthew Curtis Collection. Ex G. Hirsch 166 (16 May 1990), lot 257.


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.