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Session A, Lot 20007

Estimate: 3'000 USD   |   Starting price: 1'800 USD Online bidding closed

SICILY. Selinus. AR Didrachm (8.33 gms), ca. 440-409 B.C.
SNG ANS-707. Nude Herakles to right pressing left knee against Cretan bull and grasping right horn with left hand, right hand wields club about to strike the bull, ethnic around, here indistinct due to die wear; Reverse: Nude river-god Hypsas standing left holding branch and patera, pouring libation over altar around which a serpent twines, to right heron walking right, selinon leaf above. Overstruck, though undertype uncertain. Bold strike, nicely centered, lustrous and attractive.
NGC AU, Strike: 4/5 Surface: 3/5. Overstruck.
From the John Whitney Walter Collection.

Purchased from N.F.A.

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