Auction 114 - Part I

Greek, Roman and Byzantine Coins

Tu, 07.05.2019, from 11:00 AM CEST
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Description

Gela. Dilitron circa 406-405, AV 1.72 g. Rider on horse pacing r., wearing chiton, Phrygian helmet and boots, holding in r. hand reins and in l. spear. Rev. ΓΕΛΑΣ Forepart of man-headed bull (the river-god Gelas) r.; above, barley grain. Rizzo pl. XIX, 6 (these dies). AMB 292 (this coin). Jenkins 490.4 (this coin).
Of the highest rarity, only four specimens known of which only two are in private
hands. A very interesting issue perfectly struck and centred. Extremely fine

Ex Hess-Leu 27 March 1956, 100 and NAC 13, 1998, formerly exhibited at Antike Musum Basel , 292. From the A.D.M. and Harald Salvesen collections.

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Price realized 45'000 CHF
Starting price 16'000 CHF
Estimate 20'000 CHF
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