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Lot 198





Estimate: 6'000 CHF   |   Starting price: 4'800 CHF Price realized: 16'000 CHF
Syracuse. Didrachm circa 405, AV 0.67 g. ΣVPA retrograde. Head of Athena l., wearing Attic crested helmet. Rev. Aegis with gorgoneion. Jameson 817 (this coin). Boston 440. SNG Lloyd 1418. SNG ANS 316.
In exceptional condition for the issue, possibly the finest specimen
known. Virtually as struck and almost Fdc

Ex CNG-NAC 40, 1996, 879; Triton III, 1999, 283; Tkalec 19 February 2001, 41 and NGSA 6, 2010, 28 sales. From the Jameson and sir Arthur Evans collections.

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