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Lot 73

Estimate: 400 USD   |   Starting price: 320 USD Price realized: 650 USD
Sicily. Himera. Didrachm.
c. 483-472 BC. Didrachm, 8.63gg (8h). Obv: ΗΙΜΕ[ΡΑ] Cock standing left. Rx: Crab. SNG ANS 157. Sear 718. NGC 4625019. Ex Berk 153, 13 March 2007, lot 101. Apparently minted when Theron, tyrant of Akragas, was master of Himera: hence the crab on the reverse, the emblem of Akragas. The cock on the obverse of this coin is more fully struck and has much more detail than usual. aEF/EF.

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