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90090047
Sale: Nomos 9, Lot: 47. Estimate CHF575. 
Closing Date: Monday, 20 October 2014. 
Sold For CHF600. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SICILY, Kephaloidion-Herakleia. c. 405-396 BC. Litra (Silver, 12mm, 0.64 g 11). [ΕΚ] ΚΕΦΑΛΟ[Ι]ΔΙΤΑΝ Head of youthful Herakles to right, wearing lionskin headdress. Rev. ΗΡΑΚΛΕ-ΩΤΑΝ Bull butting to right. Jenkins, Coinages pl. IX, 3. Rare. A coin of beautiful Classical style. Struck on an oblong flan and with surfaces somewhat rough from corrosion, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.


From the collection of a European specialist.