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Lot 169

Estimate: 12'500 CHF   |   Starting price: 10'000 CHF Price realized: 21'000 CHF
Catana. Tetradrachm circa 464-450, AR 17.30 g. The river-god Amenanos as bearded, man-headed bull r., r. leg bent at knee; above, branch and below, fish r. Rev. KAT – ANE Nike, wearing long chiton, striding l. and holding taenia in outstretched r. hand. Rizzo pl. IX, 3. Jameson 1891 (these dies). SNG Copenhagen 175 (these dies). SNG ANS 1235 (this rev. die).
Very rare. Struck on an unusually good metalled perfectly centred on a full flan.
Minor scratches on bull’s body, otherwise extremely fine

Ex Roma sale 5, 2013, 85.

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