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590165
Sale: Triton V, Lot: 165. Estimate $400. 
Closing Date: Wednesday, 16 January 2002. 
Sold For $240. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SICILY, Himera . Before 407 BC. Æ Reduced Hemilitron (1.49 gm). Three-quarter facing head of nymph, slightly left / IME, crayfish left; six pellets above. SNG ANS -; Calciati I pg. 44, 36; BMC Sicily pg. 82, 55; SNG Copenhagen -; SNG Morcom 601; Laffaille 151; Virzi -; Boehringer, "Himera im IV jahrhundert v. Chr.," in Kraay-Mørkholm Essays, pl. vii, 1-2. EF, dark green patina, some minor roughness. Much superior to the two specimens noted by Calciati. Rare. ($400)