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Lot 171





Estimate: 4'000 CHF   |   Starting price: 3'200 CHF Price realized: 3'750 CHF
Gela. Didrachm circa 490-475 BC,  AR 8.55 g.  Naked and helmeted rider on prancing horse r., wielding spear in raised r. hand, l. arm behind horse’s mane, holding reins.  Rev. CE – ΛΑ  Forepart of man-headed bull r.  Boston 241 (this obverse die).  Kraay-Hirmer pl. 55, 156 (these dies).  Jenkins 28 (O9/R11).
Light iridescent tone, traces of overstriking, otherwise extremely fine

Ex M&M 54, 1978, 87 and M&M 72, 1987, 505 sales.

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