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20 December 2020
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Lot 83
Starting Price: 1000 CHF
Hammer Price: 3600 CHF
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SICILY. Selinos. Circa 455-409 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 27 mm, 16.61 g, 11 h). Apollo and Artemis standing right in a quadriga moving slowly to right; in exergue, wheat grain . Rev. ΣΕΛΙΝΟΝΤΙΟN The river-god Selinos, horned and nude, holding laurel branch in his left hand and a phiale in his right; to left, rooster standing left before altar; to right, selinon leaf over bull standing left on a base. Schwabacher 31 (Q8/S22). SNG ANS 700 (same dies). Toned and well-centered. Struck from slightly worn dies, otherwise, good very fine.

From the John Everett Duke Collection, acquired from E. J. Waddell on 7 November 1984, ex Monnaies et Médailles 66, 22 October 1984, 29.
Current Status
Online bidding closes:
20 Dec 2020 15:41:30 CET
Current Date & Time:
08 Dec 2021 04:34:56 CET
Remaining Time:
Closed
Hammer Price:
3600 CHF by MailBidder8066 (Bids: 10)

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Lot 83
Starting Price: 1000 CHF
SICILY. Selinos. Circa 455-409 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 27 mm, 16.61 g, 11 h). Apollo and Artemis standing right in a quadriga moving slowly to right; in exergue, wheat grain . Rev. ΣΕΛΙΝΟΝΤΙΟN The river-god Selinos, horned and nude, holding laurel branch in his left hand and a phiale in his right; to left, rooster standing left before altar; to right, selinon leaf over bull standing left on a base. Schwabacher 31 (Q8/S22). SNG ANS 700 (same dies). Toned and well-centered. Struck from slightly worn dies, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 3600 CHF
Lot 84
Starting Price: 75 CHF
SICILY. Selinos. Circa 455-409 BC. Litra (Silver, 13 mm, 0.63 g, 3 h). Nymph seated left on rock, touching snake coiled before her with right hand. Rev. ΣEΛINOΣ Man-headed bull to right; fish to right in exergue. SNG ANS 711-2. SNG Lloyd 1271. Toned. Porosity. About very fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Lot 85
Starting Price: 400 CHF
SICILY. Syracuse. Deinomenid Tyranny, 485-466 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 25 mm, 16.72 g, 9 h), struck under Gelon I, 485-79. Charioteer driving quadriga walking to right, holding goad in his right hand and the reins in both; above, Nike flying right to crown the horses. Rev. ΣVR-Α-Κ-Ο-ΣΙ-Ο-Ν Diademed head of Arethusa to right, her hair bound with a taenia, wearing a pearl necklace; around, four dolphins swimming to left. Boehringer 72 (V35/R47). SNG ANS 18 (same dies). Toned. Light porosity and a light scrapes on the reverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 700 CHF
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