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Lot 80

Estimate: 15'000 CHF   |   Starting price: 12'000 CHF Price realized: 22'000 CHF
Gela. Tetradrachm circa 420-415, AR 17.44 g. Slow quadriga driven l. by charioteer holding kentron and reins; above, Nike flying l. to crown the horses. Rev. ΓEΛAΣ Forepart of man-headed bull (the river-god Gelas) r. SNG ANS 93 (these dies). SNG Fitzwilliam 1000 (these dies). Jenkins 473.
Rare. A superb reverse perfectly struck in the finest Classical style. The obverse,
as usual, from a worn die, otherwise good extremely fine

Ex Nomos FPL 3, 2010, 11 and NAC sale 64, 2012, 682.

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