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Multiple Lots from the Emilio Favorito Collection

Sale: CNG 78, Lot: 108. Estimate $100. 
Closing Date: Wednesday, 14 May 2008. 
Sold For $135. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SICILY. Syracuse. Lot of two Æ. Both coins: Second Democracy. 466-405 BC. Includes the following: a) Æ Tetras (3.46 g, 12h). Struck circa 425-420 BC. Head of Arethusa right; dolphins flanking / Octopus; three pellets around. Boehringer 615 var. (V306/R- [unlisted rev. die]); CNS 1; Favorito type 1 (c. 440-430 BC); SNG ANS 376-81 // b) Æ Tetras (2.16 g, 9h). As last, but obverse type left. Boehringer 623 (unlisted dies); CNS 12 (same dies); Favorito type 2 (c. 440-430 BC); SNG ANS -. Extremely rare. Average Fine, rough surfaces. LOT SOLD AS IS, NO RETURNS. Two (2) coins in lot.