obolos 18
21 February 2021
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Lot 83
Starting Price: 600 CHF
Hammer Price: 850 CHF
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SICILY. Messana. Circa 460-456 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 26.5 mm, 17.23 g, 10 h), aegeae (?). Charioteer driving biga of mules walking to right; above, Nike flying to right, holding wreath; in exergue, olive leaf. Rev. MESSEN-I-ON Hare springing to right. Caltabiano 304a (D137/R130 this coin). Randazzo 177. Usual die break on the reverse, otherwise, very fine.

From the Trausnitz Collection, ex Triton I, 2 December 1997, 272 and from a Swiss collection, seen by Caltabiano before 1993.
Current Status
Online bidding closes:
21 Feb 2021 15:41:30 CET
Current Date & Time:
01 Aug 2021 23:00:01 CEST
Remaining Time:
Closed
Hammer Price:
850 CHF by tetra431 (Bids: 4)

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Lot 83
Starting Price: 600 CHF
SICILY. Messana. Circa 460-456 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 26.5 mm, 17.23 g, 10 h), aegeae (?). Charioteer driving biga of mules walking to right; above, Nike flying to right, holding wreath; in exergue, olive leaf. Rev. MESSEN-I-ON Hare springing to right. Caltabiano 304a (D137/R130 this coin). Randazzo 177. Usual die break on the reverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 850 CHF
Lot 84
Starting Price: 750 CHF
SICILY. Messana. Circa 420-413 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 25 mm, 17.20 g, 1 h). ΜΕΣΣ-ΑNA The nymph Messana, wearing a long chiton and holding the reins in both hands, driving a biga of mules walking to right. Rev. ΜΕΣ-Σ-Α-Ν-ΙΟ-Ν Hare springing to right; below, dolphin swimming right. Caltabiano 517 (D206/R197). SNG ANS 356 (same dies). SNG Copenhagen 399 (same dies). SNG Lloyd 1097 (same dies). Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 2200 CHF
Lot 85
Starting Price: 500 CHF
SICILY. Panormos (as Ziz). Circa 400-390 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 22.5 mm, 16.60 g, 1 h). ṢYṢ (in Punic) Quadriga galloping to left; above, Nike flying right to crown the driver. Rev. Female head to right, her hair bound with a broad band, and wearing a simple necklace and a single pendant earring; around, four dolphins swimming to right. Jenkins, Punic 40 (O11/R34). SNG Copenhagen 499 (same dies). Very fine.
Hammer Price: 900 CHF
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