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Lot 167

Estimate: 50'000 CHF   |   Starting price: 40'000 CHF Price realized: 55'000 CHF
Camarina. Tetradrachm signed by Exakestidas circa 410, AR 16.95 g. Fast quadriga driven r. by helmeted Athena, holding kentron and reins; in field above, Nike flying l. to crown her. On exergual line, EΞAKEΣTIΔAΣ. In exergue, linked amphorae. Rev. KAMAPINAION Youthful head of Heracles I., wearing lion's skin. Rizzo pl. V, 11 (these dies). Boston 260 (these dies). SNG Oxford 1699 (these dies). Westermark-Jenkins 149.
Very rare and among the finest specimens known. A portrait of enchanting beauty, work
of a very skilled master-engraver struck on a full flan. Light iridescent tone, an
unobtrusive area of oxidation on the obverse, otherwise good extremely fine

Ex Gemini sale VII, 2011, 89. From the collection of Dr Patrick Tan.

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