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21. February 2021
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Lot 88
Starting Price: 750 CHF
Hammer Price: 1700 CHF
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SICILY. Selinos. Circa 455-409 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 26.5 mm, 17.68 g). Apollo and Artemis standing right in a quadriga moving slowly to right; in exergue, barley corn. Rev. ΣΕΛΙΝΟΝΤΙΟN The river-god Selinos, horned and draped, holding laurel branch in his left hand and a phiale in his right; to left, rooster standing right before altar; to right, selinon leaf over bull standing left on a base engraved with an incuse A. HGC 2, 1221. Schwabacher 20 (Q5/S17). SNG Lloyd 1233 (same dies). Obverse die rust, otherwise, very fine.

From the Trausnitz Collection, ex Numismatica Ars Classica G, 10 April 1997, 1093.
Current Status
Online bidding closes:
21 Feb 2021 15:44:00 CET
Current Date & Time:
28 Feb 2021 07:52:05 CET
Remaining Time:
Closed
Hammer Price:
1700 CHF by mary18 (Bids: 4)

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Lot 88
Starting Price: 750 CHF
SICILY. Selinos. Circa 455-409 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 26.5 mm, 17.68 g). Apollo and Artemis standing right in a quadriga moving slowly to right; in exergue, barley corn. Rev. ΣΕΛΙΝΟΝΤΙΟN The river-god Selinos, horned and draped, holding laurel branch in his left hand and a phiale in his right; to left, rooster standing right before altar; to right, selinon leaf over bull standing left on a base engraved with an incuse A. HGC 2, 1221. Schwabacher 20 (Q5/S17). SNG Lloyd 1233 (same dies). Obverse die rust, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 1700 CHF
Lot 89
Starting Price: 750 CHF
SICILY. Syracuse. Deinomenid Tyranny, 485-466 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 25 mm, 17.33 g, 9 h), struck under Gelon I, circa 480-478. Male charioteer, wearing a long chiton and holding a goad in his right hand and the reins in both, driving a quadriga with horses walking to right; above Nike flying right to crown the horses. Rev. ΣVR-ΑΚΟΣ-ΙΟ-Ν Head of Arethusa to right, wearing necklace, pearl diadem and with her hair, tied in a krobylos, bound up and falling over her diadem; around, four dolphins swimming clockwise. Boehringer 87 (V42/R56). HGC 2, 1306. Randazzo 250 (same dies). Clear and well-centered on both sides. Some striking flatness and minor edge break on the reverse, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1200 CHF
Lot 90
Starting Price: 100 CHF
SICILY. Syracuse. Deinomenid Tyranny, 485-466 BC. Litra (Silver, 12 mm, 0.77 g, 2 h), circa 470-466. Pearl-diademed head of Arethusa to right, her hair tied up behind under headband. Rev. ΣV-R-A octopus. Boehringer 424ff. HGC 1375. SNG ANS 137. Light porosity. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
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