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Lot 174

Estimate: 5'000 CHF   |   Starting price: 4'000 CHF Price realized: 6'000 CHF
Gela. Drachm circa 475-465, AR 4.07 g. Naked rider about to jump from horse prancing r.; his l. hand holding reins and resting against horse’s mane, kentron in his r. hand. His hair is tied in krobylos behind neck. Rev. CEΛOION Forepart of bearded, man-faced bull (the river-god Gelas) r. Salinas pl. 24, 2. Jameson 577 (these dies). AMB 283 (this coin). Jenkins 188.5 (this coin).
Extremely rare, only six specimens listed by Jenkins of which only two are in
private hands. Old cabinet tone and good very fine / about extremely fine

Ex NAC 13, 1998, formerly exhibited at the Antikenmuseum Basel, 283 and Triton III, 1999 174 sales. From the A.D.M. and Harald Salvesen collections.

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