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Lot 179





Estimate: 15'000 CHF   |   Starting price: 12'000 CHF Price realized: 17'000 CHF
Leontini. Tetradrachm circa 475, AR 16.97 g. Slow quadriga driven r. by charioteer, holding reins and kentron; in field above, Nike flying r. to crown the horses. Rev. Λ – E – OTI – NO – N Lion’s head r. with open jaws and protruding tongue; around four barley grains. SNG Lockett 792. SNG Lloyd 1047. SNG ANS 206 (these dies).
In exceptional state of preservation, among the finest specimens known.
Light iridescent tone, virtually as struck and almost Fdc

Ex NAC sale 10, 1997, 114.

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