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Nomos 17

26 October 2018
Zunfthaus zur Saffran, Zürich
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Excellent Classical style. Pedigreed to 1977

Estimate: 6800 CHF
Hammer Price: 7500 CHF
Lot 46

SICILY. Segesta. Circa 465-450 BC. Didrachm (Silver, 23 mm, 8.41 g, 6 h). Hunting dog standing alertly to right. Rev. ΣΕΓΕΣΤΑΖΙ8 Diademed head of the nymph Segesta to right, her hair bound up at the back and turned under her diadem; all with a linear circle with the inscription outside. Hurter 83c (this coin). Very rare. Struck from dies engraved by an exceptional engraver, who was a master of Classical style. Attractively toned. Some traces of corrosion, otherwise, good very fine.

From an English collection and from the collection of H. Maag, Peus 407, 7 November 2012, 251, ex Kurpfälzische Münzhandlung 44, 3 June 1993, 21 and UBS 5, 3 February 1977, 85.

Online bidding closes: 26 Oct 2018, 10:00:00 CEST Current Date & Time: 20 Aug 2022, 04:52:14 CEST Remaining Time: Closed Hammer price:7500 CHF

Pre-Bidding closes on 26 Oktober 2018 at 10:00 CEST. Live bidding starts at 14:00 CET and is EXCLUSIVELY available on biddr. Seperate registration is required.

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