Web Auction 3

Celtic, Greek, Roman, Byzantine, Medieval and Modern coins, featuring an inte...

Su, 25.02.2018, from 01:00 PM CET
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SICILY. Selinos. Circa 455-409 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 27 mm, 17.05 g, 9 h). ΣΕΛΙΝ-ΟΝ[Τ]-ΙΟN Apollo and Artemis standing left in a quadriga moving slowly to left; Artemis holding the reins and Apollo drawing his bow. Rev. Σ-ΕΛ-Ι-Ν-Ο-Σ The river-god Selinos, horned and nude, standing left, holding laurel branch in his left hand and a phiale in his right; to left, garlanded altar; before altar, a rooster standing left; to right, selinon leaf over a bull standing left on a base. Schwabacher 11. SNG ANS 692 ( same dies ). Rare. A nicely toned example of excellent classical style. The usual beginning die break on the obverse , otherwise, very fine.

From a European collection, formed before 2005.

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Starting price 750 CHF
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