Nomos, Auction 10

Greek, Roman and Byzantine Coins

Mo, 18.05.2015, from 4:00 PM CEST
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GREEK COINS Sicily Himera , c. 430-420 BC. Trias (Bronze, 24mm, 9.42g). Facing gorgoneion with open mouth, protruding tongue and prominent teeth. Rev. Four pellets. Calciati 8. SNG ANS -. Very rare. An outstanding example with a fine green patina. Slightly softly struck, otherwise , ex­tremely fine. From an old European collection. Triantes (i.e. pieces of 4 unciae) from Himera are surprisingly uncommon, especially when compared to the abundant tetrantes. This is a particularly fine example, beautifully centered and with a wonderful gorgon head.

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Price realized 1'800 CHF
Starting price 600 CHF
Estimate 750 CHF
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