nomos 19
17 November 2019
Zunfthaus zur Saffran, Zurich
Lot 44
Estimate: 8000 CHF
Hammer Price:
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SICILY. Gela. Circa 490/85-480/75 BC. Didrachm (Silver, 19.5 mm, 8.62 g). Bearded horseman, nude, riding to right, brandishing spear in his upraised right hand. Rev. CΕ-Λ-Α Forepart of man-headed bull to right. Jenkins 7. SNG ANS 4. SNG Lloyd 956. A superb piece, well-centered, attractively toned and well-struck. Good extremely fine.

From the collections of Baron L. Thyssen-Bornemisza and T. S. Kaplan, NGSA IX, 14 December 2015, 7 and Triton XII, 6 January 2009, 68.
Current Status
Online bidding closes:
17 Nov 2019 10:00:00 CET
Current Date & Time:
31 May 2020 02:06:21 CEST
Remaining Time:
Closed
Hammer Price:
14000 CHF

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Lot 44
Estimate: 8000 CHF
SICILY. Gela. Circa 490/85-480/75 BC. Didrachm (Silver, 19.5 mm, 8.62 g). Bearded horseman, nude, riding to right, brandishing spear in his upraised right hand. Rev. CΕ-Λ-Α Forepart of man-headed bull to right. Jenkins 7. SNG ANS 4. SNG Lloyd 956. A superb piece, well-centered, attractively toned and well-struck. Good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 14000 CHF
Lot 45
Estimate: 1250 CHF
SICILY. Gela. Circa 450-440 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 27.5 mm, 16.84 g, 2 h). Male charioteer driving quadriga walking slowly to the right; above, Nike flying right to crown the horses; in exergue, [palmette with tendrils]. Rev. ϹΕΛΑΣ Forepart of man-headed bull to right. Jenkins 361 var (O69/R-, unrecorded reverse die). SNG ANS 66 (same obverse die). Very attractively toned, and with a reverse of great elegance, perfectly struck from a fresh die. Obverse struck off-center from a worn die, otherwise, virtually as struck.
Hammer Price: 3000 CHF
Lot 46
Estimate: 2250 CHF
SICILY. Himera. Circa 480-470 BC. Didrachm (Silver, 18.5 mm, 8.59 g, 6 h). ΗΙΜΕRΑ Cock standing to left. Rev. Crab with annulet at the center of its shell; all within shallow circular incuse. Bucetti 17. SNG ANS 159 (same dies). Westermark, Himera 52.2 (O10/R45, this coin). Lightly toned and with some luster, a most attractive coin. Some minor striking flatness, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 7000 CHF
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