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Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I

Lot nuber 316

MYSIA, Kyzikos. Circa 450-330 BC. EL Hekte – Sixth Stater (18mm, 2.66 g).


Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I
Lot: 316.
 Estimated: $ 3 000

Greek, Electrum

Sold For $ 7 500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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MYSIA, Kyzikos. Circa 450-330 BC. EL Hekte – Sixth Stater (18mm, 2.66 g). Lion standing right, biting into sword (or harpa?), on tunny right / Quadripartite incuse square. Sternberg XI, lot 106 = LHS 102, lot 259 (same dies), otherwise unpublished as a hekte, but cf. Von Fritze I 177 for issue. Near EF. Extremely rare, apparently the second known.

From the Jonathan P. Rosen Collection. Ex Roma XII (29 September 2016), lot 302.

Interestingly, there is also a fourrée hekte known for this issue: CNG E-353, lot 141 = CNG E-337, lot 81.

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.