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Sale: Nomos 2, Lot: 20. Estimate CHF2500. 
Closing Date: Monday, 17 May 2010. 
Sold For CHF2000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SICILY, Leontinoi. Circa 430-425 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 17.08 g 1). Laureate head of Apollo to left. Rev. ΛΕΟΝΤΙΝΟΝ 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. An attractive example of fine style. Some traces of corrosion, especially on the reverse, otherwise, extremely fine.