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21 February 2021
Price: 200 CHF
Lot 86

SICILY. Segesta. Circa 455/0-445/0 BC. Didrachm (Silver, 20.5 mm, 7.89 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. HGC 2, 1128. Hurter 83 (V27/R49). Very rare. Struck from dies engraved by an exceptional engraver, who was a master of provincial Classical style. Some traces of corrosion, otherwise, good very fine.

From the Trausnitz Collection, ex Künker 50, 28 September 1999, 3056.

Online bidding closes: 21 Feb 2021, 15:43:00 CET Current Date & Time: 25 Feb 2024, 16:46:51 CET Remaining Time: Closed Hammer Price:850 CHF by Prendergast (12 bids)
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