SICILY, Gela. Circa 480/75-475/70 BC. Didrachm (Silver, 18mm, 8.78 g 2). Rider galloping to right, bearded and nude but for high helmet, hurling spear with his raised right hand. Rev. CΕΛΑΣ Forepart of man-headed bull to right. Jenkins, Gela 86.6 ( this coin ). An attractively toned coin of lovely style. Obverse struck from a worn die and unimportant die break on the reverse, otherwise , extremely fine.
Ex J. Schulman 175, 6 August 1931, 51.
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