Numismatica Ars Classica, Zurich   |   Auction 96   |   6 October 2016
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Lot 1018





Estimate: 12'000 CHF   |   Starting price: 9'600 CHF Price realized: 24'000 CHF
Greek Coins
Sicily, Messana. Tetradrachm circa 412-408 BC, AR 17.19 g.
Description Biga of mules driven l. by female charioteer; in exergue, two dolphins snout to snout. Rev. Hare springing l.; above, bird fying l. and beneath, ear of barley with stalk. In exergue, MESSANIWN. References
SNG Lockett 831 (these dies)
SNG M√ľnchen 600 (these dies)
Caltabiano 622 Condition
Perfectly struck and centred on exceptionally fresh metal. Light iridescent tone, virtually as struck and almost Fdc Provenance
Nomos sale 2, 2010, 23
Triton sale XIV, 2011, 30
Goldberg sale 69, 2012, 3022

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