Numismatica Ars Classica, Zurich   |   Auction 92 - Part I   |   23 - 24 May 2016
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Session 1, Lot 111





Estimate: 4'500 CHF   |   Starting price: 3'600 CHF Price realized: 4'250 CHF
GREEK COINS
Catana
Hemidrachm circa 405, AR 1.99 g. Laureate head of Apollo l.; before, leaf with berry and behind, LE - ON. Rev. KATANAIWN Bull butting r.; in exergue, fish swimming l. Jameson 636 (these dies). Mirone 104 (this coin). Rizzo pl. XIV, 23 (these dies). Boehringer, IIN, Suppl. 25, pl. XIX, P (this coin illustrated). AMB 341 (this coin).
Extremely rare, only very few specimens known. A lovely portrait of
fine style, old cabinet tone and good very fine
Ex Hirsch XV, 1905, 82; Hirsch XX, 1907, 125, and NAC 13, 1999, 341 sales. From the ADM collection.

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