Leontini. Tetradrachm circa 455-450, AR 17.38 g. Laureate head of Apollo r. Rev. LEO – N – TI – NO – N Lion's head r., with jaws open and tongue protruding; around, four barley grains. Gulbenkian 217. SNG ANS 227 (these dies). Boehringer, Studies Price, pl. 12, 37 (this obverse die).
Wonderful iridescent tone. Virtually as struck and almost Fdc Privately purchased from Tkalec in 1995.
|Price realized||13'000 CHF|
|Starting price||7'200 CHF|