Nomos, Auction 11

Celtic, greek, roman, byzantine coins, lead seals and weights, and silver coi...

Fr, 09.10.2015, from 10:00 AM CEST
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SICILY, Leontini. Circa 430-425 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 24mm, 17.47 g 9), with a reverse die signed by the “Maestro della foglia”. Laureate head of Apollo to left. Rev. ΛΕΟΝ-ΤΙ-ΝΟΝ Head of a lion with open jaws to left; around, three barley grains and, behind the head, a laurel leaf. Basel 353. Boehringer, Münzgeschichte 55. Rizzo pl. XXIV, 4. SNG ANS 257. A very attractive example, beautifully struck and splendidly toned. With some minor die breaks and striking faults, otherwise , virtually as struck.

From a Swiss collection.

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Price realized 6'500 CHF
Starting price 2'000 CHF
Estimate 2'500 CHF
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