Nomos
Nomos, Auction 20

Greek, Roman, Byzantine, Medieval and Modern Coins

Fr, 10.07.2020, from 04:00 PM CEST
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Description

Sicily
Selinos. Circa 455-409 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 25 mm, 16.78 g, 4 h). ΣΕΛΙΝΟΝΤΙΟΣ (retrograde) Apollo and Artemis standing left in a quadriga moving slowly to left; Artemis holding the reins and Apollo drawing his bow. Rev. ΣΕΛΙΝΟΣ (the Ν retrograde) The river-god Selinos, horned and nude, holding laurel branch in his left hand and a phiale in his right, from which he pours a libation over a garlanded altar to left; to left, before the altar, rooster standing left; to right, selinon leaf over a bull standing left on a base. Schwabacher 4. Cf. Rizzo pl. XXXI, 14. Rare. Toned, very attractive and of excellent early Classical style. Obverse slightly rough, otherwise, extremely fine.

From a Swiss collection, formed prior to 2005.

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Price realized 6'500 CHF
Starting price 6'000 CHF
Estimate 7'500 CHF
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