SICILY, Gela. Circa 420-405 BC. Tetras (Bronze, 16mm, 3.48 g 5). ΓΕΛΑΣ Bull walking slowly to the left; above, olive leaf; in exergue, three pellets. Rev. Head of youthful male river god to right (Gelas), his hair streaming upwards; behind, barley grain. CNS 32. Jenkins, Gela 516. SNG ANS 117. A very pleasant, attractive example with a brown-green patina. Extremely fine.
From a Swiss collection, ex Münzen & Medaillen Deutschland 6, 23 March, 2000, 19.
|Price realized||750 CHF|
|Starting price||360 CHF|