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8 May 2012, 14:00 to 16:30
Zunfthaus zur Saffran, Zürich
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Estimate: 1400 CHF
Realized: 1800 CHF
SICILY, Katane. Circa 450-445 BC.
Tetradrachm (Silver, 17.27 g 11). Charioteer driving quadriga moving slowly to right, holding goad in his right hand and reins in both.
ΚΑΤΑ[ΝΑΙΟ]Ν Laureate head of Apollo to right. Gulbenkian 177, Kraay / Hirmer 35, Rizzo pl. X, 3 and SNG ANS 1245 (
all from the same dies
). Of very fine style and nicely toned. Very fine.
From the “Outstanding Collection”, but not in the Leu Sale of 2001.
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