Numismatica Ars Classica, Zurich   |   Auction 92 - Part I   |   23 - 24 May 2016
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Session 1, Lot 114





Estimate: 4'500 CHF   |   Starting price: 3'600 CHF Price realized: 3'600 CHF
GREEK COINS
Gela
Tetradrachm circa 450-440, AR 17.52 g. Slow quadriga driven r. by charioteer, holding reins and kentron; in field above, Nike flying r. to crown the horses. In exergue, palmette with flanking tendrils. Rev. CE╬ŤAS Forepart of man-headed bull r. SNG Copenhagen 263 (these dies). Jenkins 360.
Lovely light iridescent tone, weakly struck on obverse, otherwise extremely fine
From the collection of a Swiss lawyer purchased in the 1980s and the early 1990s.

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