Numismatica Ars Classica, Zurich   |   Auction 100   |   29 May 2017
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Lot 73

Estimate: 20'000 CHF   |   Starting price: 16'000 CHF Online bidding closed
Sicily, Agrigentum. Tetradrachm circa 415, AR 17.01 g. ΑΚΡΑΓ – ΑΝΤΙΝ – Ο – Ν Eagle l., with wings spread, perched on dead hare lying on rock against which murex and cockle-shell. Rev. Crab; on l. field, a cockle-shell: beneath, a large fish (polyprium cernium) swimming l. Rizzo pl. I, 16 (these dies). Seltman, NC 1948, pl. I, i (this obverse die). Gulbenkian 164 (these dies). AMB 257 (these dies). Kraay-Hirmer 173 (this obverse dies).
Extremely rare. Surface somewhat porous and irregular flan, otherwise good very fine

Ex Nomos I, 2009, 17 and NAC 64, 2012, 659 sales.

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