Numismatica Ars Classica, Zurich   |   Auction 92 - Part I   |   23 - 24 May 2016 Sort by Lot-NumberSort by Estimate
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Session 1, Lot 108

Estimate: 25'000 CHF   |   Starting price: 20'000 CHF Price realized: 32'000 CHF
Sicily, Camarina
Tetradrachm circa 415-400, AR 16.80 g. Fast quadriga driven l. by charioteer, holding reins; above, Nike flying r. to crown him. In exergue, heron flying l. Rev. KAMAPINAI – ON Bearded head of Herakles l., wearing lion’s skin headdress. Rizzo pl. V, 9 (this obverse die). SNG Lloyd 867 (these dies). Gulbenkian 174 (these dies). AMB 311 (these dies). Westermark-Jenkins 142.
Rare. A powerful portrait of fine Classical style struck on a very broad flan,
lovely iridescent tone and about extremely fine
Ex Astarte sale IX, 2002, 167.

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