|Classical Numismatic Group > Triton XXIV||Auction date: 19 January 2021|
|Lot number: 331|
PICENUM, Hatria. Circa 275-225 BC. Cast Æ Quincunx (59mm, 210.50 g, 1h). Head of female left, emerging from horizontal murex shell; HAT below / Pegasos flying right; five pellets (mark of value) below. Marveggio Variety a, fig. 18; Campana 2A; ICC 237; Haeberlin pl. 75, 7–11 and pl. 96, 10; HN Italy 12; SNG Copenhagen 87; BMC 4–5; McClean 79. Green patina, casting pits on reverse. Good VF. Rare.
Ex Artemide Aste LII (27 October 2019), lot 7.
A notoriously difficult issue to find as an original; a number of good copies were made for collectors during the Renaissance and later, that, once patinated, are very difficult to distinguish from the few known originals.
Estimate: 10000 USD