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Nomos 24

22 May 2022
Zunfthaus zur Saffran, Zurich

Estimate: 6500 CHF
Hammer Price:  5200 CHF
Lot 20

SICILY. Leontini. Circa 430-425 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 26.5 mm, 17.34 g, 11 h), with a reverse die signed by the "Maestro della foglia". Laureate head of Apollo to left. Rev. ΛΕΟΝ-ΤΙ-ΝΟΝ Head of a lion with open jaws to left; around, three barley grains and, behind the head, a laurel leaf. Basel 353. Boehringer, Münzgeschichte 55. Rizzo pl. XXIV, 4. SNG ANS 257. A lovely, sharp, toned example, very nicely centered. Minor striking flatness on the reverse and minor die faults on the obverse, otherwise, good extremely fine.

From a Swiss collection, ex Tradart 18 December 2014, 37 and Crédit de la Bourse, Paris, FPL April 1991, 25.

Online bidding closes: 22 May 2022, 09:00:00 CEST Current Date & Time: 25 Jun 2024, 04:37:27 CEST Remaining Time: Closed Hammer Price:5200 CHF

Pre-Bidding closes on 22 Mai 2022 at 9:00 CEST. Live bidding starts at 14:00 CET and is EXCLUSIVELY available on biddr. Separate registration is required.

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