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Lot 84

Estimate: 10'000 CHF   |   Starting price: 8'000 CHF Price realized: 8'000 CHF
Leontini. Tetradrachm of the Demareteion type circa 470, AR 17.14 g. Slow quadriga driven r. by charioteer holding kentron and reins; above Nike flying l. to crown him. In exergue, lion springing r. Rev. LEO – NTIN – O – N Laureate head of Apollo r.; hair plaited behind the neck. Around, three laurel leaves; below neck truncation, lion springing r. Rizzo pl. XXII, 14 (this obverse die). Randazzo 89 (these dies). SNG ANS 217 (these dies). Dewing 623 (these dies).
Very rare. Struck on a very broad flan and with a light iridescent tone,
traces of double-striking on obverse, otherwise good very fine

Ex Stack’s sale 14 January 2008, Lawrence R. Stack, 2086.

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