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2 December 2017
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Lot 93
Starting Price: 400 CHF
Hammer Price: 2100 CHF
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SICILY. Selinos. Circa 455-409 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 26 mm, 17.02 g, 12 h). ΣΕΛΙΝΟΝΤΙΟΣ (retrograde) Apollo and Artemis standing left in a quadriga moving slowly to left. Rev. The river-god Selinos, horned and nude, holding laurel branch in his left hand and a phiale in his right; to left, rooster standing before a garlanded altar; to right, selinon leaf over a bull standing left on a base. Schwabacher 10-12 var (Q3/S-). SNG ANS 690-692 (same obverse die). Toned. Die break on the obverse, as usual with exanokes if Schwabacher 10-11. Good very fine.

From the collection of W. F. Stoecklin, Amriswil, Switzerland, and from the duplicates of the Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, Schlessinger 13, 4 February 1935, 320.
Current Status
Online bidding closes:
02 Dec 2017 16:16:00 CET
Current Date & Time:
06 Dec 2021 18:31:09 CET
Remaining Time:
Closed
Hammer Price:
2100 CHF by Titus66 (Bids: 13)

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Lot 93
Starting Price: 400 CHF
SICILY. Selinos. Circa 455-409 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 26 mm, 17.02 g, 12 h). ΣΕΛΙΝΟΝΤΙΟΣ (retrograde) Apollo and Artemis standing left in a quadriga moving slowly to left. Rev. The river-god Selinos, horned and nude, holding laurel branch in his left hand and a phiale in his right; to left, rooster standing before a garlanded altar; to right, selinon leaf over a bull standing left on a base. Schwabacher 10-12 var (Q3/S-). SNG ANS 690-692 (same obverse die). Toned. Die break on the obverse, as usual with exanokes if Schwabacher 10-11. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 2100 CHF
Lot 94
Starting Price: 450 CHF
SICILY. Selinos. Circa 455-440 BC. Didrachm (Silver, 23 mm, 8.28 g, 8 h). ΣEΛINOTION Herakles standing right, holding club overhead, preparing to strike the Cretan Bull, standing right, which he holds by a horn. Rev. HYΨAΣ River god Hypsas standing left, holding branch and phiale from which he sacrifices over serpent-entwined altar to left; to right, selinon leaf above heron walking right. SNG ANS 704 (same dies). Obverse struck from a worn die, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 900 CHF
Lot 95
Starting Price: 500 CHF
SICILY. Selinos. Circa 455-409 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 29 mm, 16.88 g, 1 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 the usual worn obverse die, and with traces of corrosion on the reverse, otherwise, nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 3400 CHF
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