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Estimate: 10'000 CHF   |   Starting price: 8'000 CHF Price realized: 8'500 CHF
Leontini. Tetradrachm circa 455-450, AR 17.01 g. Laureate head of Apollo r. Rev. LE – O – N – TI – NO – N Lion's head r., with jaws open and tongue protruding; around, four barley grains. Dewing 624 (these dies). SNG ANS 219 (these dies). Rizzo, pl. XXIII, 6 (these dies). Boehringer, Essays Price, pl. 11, 34 (these dies).
Very rare. Struck on a very large flan and with a lovely old
cabinet tone, about extremely fine
Ex Sternberg XX, 1988, 285; M&M Numismatics I, 1997, 29 and New York XXX, 2013, 19 sales.

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