From the collections of Mathey and Locker Lampson, pedigreed to 1910
SICILY. Himera. Circa 480-470 BC. Didrachm (Silver, 21 mm, 8.36 g, 2 h). ΗΙΜΕRΑ Cock standing left. Rev. Crab within shallow circular incuse. Locker Lampson 70 (this coin). Westermark, Himera 14.4 (this coin). A lovely toned example, well-struck on a broad flan. Minor traces of overstriking, otherwise, extremely fine.
From the Godfroy Collection, acquired at the sale of the collection of G. Locker Lampson, Ars Classica XIII, 27 June 1928, 220, from the collection of P. Mathey, ex Merzbacher , 15 November 1910, 220.
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