Auction 114 - Part I

Greek, Roman and Byzantine Coins

Tu, 07.05.2019, from 11:00 AM CEST
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Description

Gela. Didrachm circa 490/485-480-475, AR 8.68 g. Naked and helmeted rider on prancing horse r., wielding spear in raised r. hand, l. arm behind horse's mane, holding reins. Rev. CEΛΑ Forepart of man-headed bull (the river-god Gelas) r. SNG Lockett 758 (this obverse die). Hunter 7 (these dies). Jenkins 33.
Of lovely style and with a superb light iridescent tone. Virtually as struck and almost Fdc

From the Harald Salvesen collection and privately purchased from Peter Weiss in 1995.

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Price realized 12'000 CHF
Starting price 4'000 CHF
Estimate 5'000 CHF
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