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Estimate: 3500 CHF
Realized: 4200 CHF
SICILY, Gela. Circa 450-440 BC.
Tetradrachm (Silver, 17.13 g 4). Quadriga driven slowly to right by a bearded charioteer; above, Nike flying right to crown the horses; in exergue, palmette with tendrils.
ϹΕΛΑΣ Forepart of man-headed bull to right. Gulbenkian 197 var. Jenkins,
344. Kraay / Hirmer 158 var. Of unusually fine style for this period; very attractively toned. Obverse struck from a worn die,
, nearly extremely fine.
From the “Outstanding Collection”, Leu Numismatics 81, 16 May 2001, 52.
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